Located on four acres at the intersection of Montana Avenue and Broadcast Place, the $75 million, 340-unit Artea project is a class-A multi-family development under way by Corner Lot Development Group. Adjacent to the Jacksonville Transportation Authority’s Kings Avenue Skyway rail station, this transit oriented development will include a four-level, 425-space parking garage, pool, multiple amenity spaces and a rooftop deck for public and private use.
2. First & Main
First & Main is a mixed-use project that will include 201 market-rate apartments and retail space. Being developed by the Corner Lot Development Group, the $55 million project includes the adaptive reuse of the city’s first Chevrolet dealership building into retail space at the entrance from Downtown into Springfield. The project is expected to be completed in Summer 2025.
3. Florida Baptist Convention Building
Completed in 1924, the First Baptist Convention Building is notable for being the last office building in Downtown Jacksonville designed by Henry John Klutho. JWB Real Estate Capital LLC. is now nearing completion on a project that is converting the building into a mixed-use project with 24 apartments, two 2,000 square foot restaurants and 1,147 square feet of retail space.
4. Four Seasons Hotel & Residences
Construction is underway for a long planned Four Seasons Hotel anchored mixed use development on the former grounds of Kids Kampus at Metropolitan Park. Being spearheaded by the Jaguars, Shad Khan’s Iguana Investments, the $370 million project will include a 176-room, 12-story five-star hotel, 25 luxury condos and a six-floor office building. The project is anticipated to be completed in 2026.
5. Independent Life
The adaptive reuse of the Independent Life Building at 233 West Duval Street by the Augustine Development Group continues. When complete, the 165,000 square foot office tower will be converted into a $30 million mixed-use project that will include 135 market rate apartments, a 21,000 square foot grocery store/food hall and 10,000 square foot rooftop lounge and restaurant.
6. Johnson Commons
Construction on a 91 for-sale townhome residential community is now underway in LaVilla. A joint project of JWB Real Estate Capital LLC. and the Corner Lot Development Group, each three-story 1,400-square foot townhouses at Johnson Commons will include a one car garage. A second phase could add retail and additional multifamily at the 3.4 acre site surrounded by Adams, Stuart, Forsyth and Lee streets.
7. Lofts at Cathedral
The Lofts at Cathedral is a mixed-income project that would include the renovation of the Cathedral District’s former YWCA Building and the construction of a five-floor multifamily structure. Combined, the $28.78 million project will add 120 apartment units to the neighborhood. Approved by the Downtown Development Review Board in January 2022, the project is now under construction.
8. Lofts at San Marco East
Construction is underway on the Lofts at San Marco East. Located at 3036 Philips Highway, the $42 million project will add 172-unit affordable workforce apartments in a four-story, 183,500-square-foot building. The Vestcor Companies project is expected to be completed in sprig 2024.