JEBCO Ventures is a development company with 35 years of experience across a broad range of project types that include: high rise residential, mixed-use development, freestanding retail development, neighborhood retail centers, luxury residences and apartment buildings. Our project involvement varies in scope to highly comprehensive development services for clients as well as JEBCO's own investment portfolio. Our project selections and investments are driven by sound business analysis to ensure optimal profitability and compatibility.

JEBCO Ventures has developed for national retailers such as The Home Depot, Wal-Mart, Eckerd, Kroger, Office Max, Food Lion, Ingles Supermarkets and Starbucks Coffee. We buy, develop, manage and sell properties for our company's portfolio. Additionally, we selectively work with outside partners to develop joint venture opportunities.

Jim Bridges established JEBCO Ventures, Inc. in 1975. For over thirty years the company's core philosophy is based on the simple premise that our success is directly bound to the success of our clients. Our professionals are committed to building strong and sustainable relationships that produce exceptional quality outcomes.

Jim Bridges serves as CEO of JEBCO Ventures, Inc., and is a Founding Director of First America Bank located in Bradenton and Sarasota, FL. Also, Jim was a Founding Director of another bank with two locations, one in Georgia and one in Florida. His many years of experience and integrity have distinguished him in the development and business community.

August 24, 2013
The Observer and the Sarasota Herald-Tribune both covered Jebco Ventures's next project, a hotel on the LUBE of Sarasota property.

From the Sarasota Herald-Tribune article, "Developer Jim Bridges' Jebco Ventures hopes to break ground on the $40 million hotel, at 202 N. Tamiami Trail, within a year, to capitalize on a record number of tourists flocking to Florida and renewed willingness by lenders to finance commercial projects."

Please see articles HERE and HERE.

March 28, 2014
Bridges to Somewhere: Business Observer.

April 28, 2014
The busiest developer in Sarasota Florida? Sarasota Herald-Tribune