8. Southside Quarter

Construction continues on a 105-acre mixed-use project at the southwest intersection of I-295 and J.T. Butler Boulevard:

Southside Quarter is a mixed-use development that will blend office, residential, hotel, retail, commercial and more, and will deliver the highest-quality design and architecture providing an integrated live, work and play environment. Centrally positioned just south of the St. John’s Town Center in Jacksonville’s most active submarket and the epicenter of Jacksonville’s key entertainment, retail, transportation and employment areas, Southside Quarter offers the ideal location for companies, tenants, future residents, shopping, dining and entertainment.

Hines also today released preliminary design and site plans for the initial Class A build-to-suit office sites which are available for corporate tenants. Office sites in the first phase include up to two 125,000-square-foot buildings for a total of 250,000 square feet. The office building sites will provide lake views, excellent visibility from J. Turner Butler, ample parking and signage opportunities, and will be walkable to future residential and retail components. Plans are advancing for multiple residential sites and concepts that will be available at Southside Quarter with additional announcements forthcoming. Select parcels are available now for retail, high-density single-family residential, commercial, hotel and additional office uses.

Southside Quarter focuses on connectivity, walkability, pedestrian-friendly pathways, a central lake amenity and abundant green space.

For your information: https://www.dannybecton.org/hines-breaks-ground-on-southside-quartera-signature-mixed-use

9. Floor & Décor

Floor & Décor has started the development of a $14 million, 74,179 square foot retail store at 10595 Brightman Boulevard. It is anticipated the store will open in early 2019 on the six acre site off Interstate 295 near St. Johns Town Center.

For more information: https://www.jaxdailyrecord.com/article/floor-and-decor-planned-near-topgolf

10. Starbucks

Starbucks Coffee is in the process of building a 2,118 square foot drive through location on an outparcel at Windsor Commons Shopping Center at 4765 Hodges Boulevard. The new location will replace an existing Starbucks located in one of the shopping center’s storefronts.

11. Town Center One & Two

JO Town Center 160 LLC is in the process of completing a 160,857-square-foot speculative office building called Town Center One at 5555 Gate Parkway. In addition, construction is underway one a second 218,700 square foot building called Town Center Two. Located at 5379 Gate Parkway, Town Center Two’s main tenant will be Jacksonville-based Web.com Group Inc. When complete, Web.com will relocate its headquarters from Flagler Center to the six story structure.

For more information: https://www.jaxdailyrecord.com/article/web-com-moving-headquarters-to-town-center-two

12. Northeast Florida Express Lanes

Construction on a project to add tolled express lanes and noise wall barriers along I-295 from Butler Boulevard to SR 9B continues to advance. In addition, the $140 million project will include interchange improvements at Gate Parkway and Baymeadows Road.

The express lanes construction along I-295 from J. Turner Butler Blvd. to State Road 9B will begin in spring 2016. The design-build team of Archer Western Construction/Reynolds Smith & Hills were awarded the contract to design and construct the second express lanes in Northeast Florida for $139.9 million.

The express lanes project includes:

  • Construction of two additional 12-foot travel lanes (tolled express lanes) in each direction
  • Constructing noise walls along I-295 in various locations
  • Building drainage ponds
  • Installing electronic tolling systems at various locations to collect tolls

The two access points for the two northbound express lanes will be at State Road 9B and I-295 between Philips Highway and State Road 9B. The two access points for the two southbound express lanes will be just north of the J. Turner Butler Boulevard Bridge, and just south of the Gate Parkway interchange off-ramp. Traffic entering from Gate Parkway and Baymeadows Boulevard will not have access to the express lanes.

For more information: https://www.northfloridaexpress.com/Sr9BtoJTButlerBoulevard/Pages/Home.aspx

13. Mayo Clinic Destination Medical Center

Construction continues on the development of a $100 million, 150,000-square-foot destination medical center at Mayo Clinic. The structure is being designed to allow for up to 15 floors of eventual expansion. Additional structures at the complex will include a 6,400-square-foot building, housing a cyclotron, and a 25,000-square-foot lung restoration and transplantation center. The project’s main structure is anticipated for completion in summer 2018.

For more information: https://www.bizjournals.com/jacksonville/news/2016/09/15/mayo-clinic-sets-schedule-for-100m-expansion-with.html

14. Broward Southside Climate Storage

Broward Southside, LLC. in the process of constructing a three-story climate controlled self storage building at 10523 Deerwood Park Boulevard. PAR Builders II Inc. is the contractor for the 100,341 square feet, $3 million building.

For more information: https://ftp.orangeobserver.com/article/development-today-1007

15. Home2 Suites by Hilton

Hotel operator Kanti Patel is developing Jacksonville’s first Home2 Suites by Hilton on a 1.8 acre site at 10715 Deerwood Park Boulevard just east of Gate Parkway. Anticipated for completion in January 2019, the five-story hotel will contain 104 rooms.

For more information: https://www.jaxdailyrecord.com/article/hiltons-home2-suites-joining-town-center-area-2-hotels-planned-at-chaffee-point