1. Vista Brooklyn
Construction is underway on a 10-story, 308-unit high-rise apartment tower at the intersection of Riverside Avenue and Jackson Street in Brooklyn. Apartment units will include 219 one-bedroom and studio units, 81 two-bedroom and eight three-bedroom units. Amenities include a rooftop pool, beer garden and a 450-space parking garage. In addition, 14,000-square feet of street level retail space will be built along Riverside Avenue. It is anticipated that the $60 million project will be completed in 2021.
For more information: https://www.jaxdailyrecord.com/article/construction-on-the-vista-brooklyn-to-begin-soon
2.Interstate 95 and Interstate 10 Operational Improvements
Construction continues on a $128 million expansion of the Fuller Warren Bridge and I-95/I-10 interchange. The project, which is expected to be completed in summer 2020, will include the addition of a 12-foot shared use path over the St. Johns River, connecting San Marco and Riverside.
Operational improvements and enhancements will be made to the interchange at Interstate 95 and Interstate 10, the Fuller Warren Bridge, and along the east side of U.S.17 north bound between McDuff Avenue and Rosselle Street.
Operational improvements include:
Interstate 95 (Fuller Warren Bridge) improvements:
Widening of the Fuller Warren Bridge expanding northbound and southbound lanes from three lanes to four lanes.
Adding a Shared Use Path (SUP) on the Fuller Warren Bridge for pedestrians and bicyclists connecting San Marco and Riverside neighborhoods.
Interstate 10 Improvements:
Providing a dedicated ramp to Irene and Stockton Street to reduce weaving traffic merging from Interstate 95 southbound to Interstate10 westbound.
Widening of overpass from Interstate 95 northbound to Interstate 10 westbound, allowing for future improvements along Interstate 10 westbound.
For more informaton: https://i75northflorida.com/10and95/Pages/Home.aspx
The Dalton Agency is in the process of renovating the former Subway sandwich shop at 140 West Monroe Street into a 2,000-square-foot multipurpose space for use by clients, staff and Downtown groups called the Sidebar.
For more information: https://www.jaxdailyrecord.com/photo-gallery/dalton-agency-plans-sidebar-in-space-vacated-by-subway-downtown
4. Jacksonville Regional Transportation Center
Construction continues on the Jacksonville Regional Transportation Center (JRTC). Anticipated for completion in September 2019 and being built around the Skyway’s Convention Center Station, the JRTC will include a terminal for local fixed bus routes, a First Coast Flyer Bus Rapid Transit hub, Skyway station and administrative offices.
5. SoBA Apartments
Construction continues on a new 147-unit, 4-story Class A apartment community in the Southbank. Being developed by Catalyst Development Partners, the first residential move-ins at SoBA Apartments are anticipated for Summer 2019.
For more information: https://www.catalystdp.com/soba-apartments/
6. Coastline Drive
Work continues on the City of Jacksonville’s $31 million project to reconstruct the Coastline Drive Bridge, Liberty Street Brige and remove the courthouse parking lot over the St. Johns River. In addition, a new Northbank Riverwalk will be constructed along Coastline Drive, Market Street, Courthouse Drive and Liberty Street. Currently, Coastline Drive and the riverwalk in front of the Hyatt are being redeveloped.
7. Laura Apartments
Ron Chamblin, owner of the city’s largest independent bookstore, is in the process of restoring a three story building at 225 North Laura Street. When complete in May 2019, the building will contain four apartments on the upper two floors and a restaurant on the first floor.
For more information: https://www.jaxdailyrecord.com/article/chamblin-plans-downtown-apartments-restaurant
8. Elena Flats
Jack Meeks and his wife, JoAnn Tredennick, continue on the extensive renovation of the Elena Flats building at 122 E. Duval St. Plans are to convert the former rooming house into four market-rate apartment units.
9. Broadstone River House Apartments
Construction nears completion on the Alliance Residential Company’s Broadstone River House Apartments project on the Southbank. The 265-unit multifamily project will replace a 3.7-acre surface parking lot adjacent to the Duval County School Board building.
For more information: https://www.allresco.com/archives/2088
10. Riverplace Boulevard Roadway and Streetscape Improvements
Construction continues on the City of Jacksonville’s enhancement of the Southbank’s Riverplace Boulevard. When complete, the four lane road will be reduced to three and include wider sidewalks and protected bicycle lanes.
11. Jacksonville Self Storage
Construction nears completion on a five-story, 90,000 square foot self-storage building at the intersection of Myrtle Avenue and Elder Street. The climate-controlled self storage facility is being developed by the Nuvo Company, LLC.
12. Maddy D’s Sweets & Confections
Maddy D’s Sweets & Confections. Specializing in custom deserts, Maddy D’s Sweets & Confections will be opening their first brick and mortar storefront at 440 West Adams Street.
For more information: https://www.thejaxsonmag.com/article/maddy-ds-opening-downtown-storefront/