RIVERSIDE/AVONDALE and MURRAY HILL
26. The Lofts at Murray Hill
The Vestcor Companies is in the process of building a new mixed-use development at 840 Edgewood Avenue South. Plans call for the demolition of the former Bank of American property to allow for the construction of 117 multifamily units and 11,000 square feet of ground floor retail space.
For more information: https://news.wjct.org/post/vestcor-looks-developing-mixed-use-project-murray-hill
27. Iguana on Park
Jacksonville restaurateur Al Mansur is in the process of renovating 3638 Park Street into a restaurant concept named Iguana on Park. Mansur describes the restaurant as a fusion of Latin American cuisine that also includes creative cocktails, craft beers and tequilas. The restaurant is anticipated to be open this summer.
For more information: https://www.jaxdailyrecord.com/article/al-mansur-to-open-iguana-on-park-in-south-avondale
28. Riverside Village
Marketed by NAI Hallmark, Riverside Village is the tentative name of a mixed-use project that will convert a mix of modern and historic properties into restaurant, retail and residential space. In the early stages of development, the project is located on Riverside Avenue, adjacent to Memorial Park.
For more information: https://www.thejaxsonmag.com/article/riverside-village-development-coming-to-memorial-park/
29. 740 King Street
740 Kings LLC is in the process of converting a 12,295 square foot former bottling warehouse at 740 King Street into studio space.
30. Ortega Park
Ortega Park Master Plan
The redevelopment of Roosevelt Square continues. Originally opening as an open air shopping center in 1961 and converted into an enclosed mall in 1968, Roosevelt was retrofitted back into an open air plaza by Atlanta-based Dewberry Capital Corporation in 1997. Current plans call for revamping the shopping center into a 28.4 acre mixed use development called Ortega Park. As much as 100,536 square feet at the 311,220 square foot shopping center either has been or will be razed soon. 93,275 square feet of new retail and dining space will be added, along with an internal roadway and parking circulation system that will include two roundabouts.
For more information:https://www.jaxdailyrecord.com/article/roosevelt-square-owner-seeks-permits-for-ortega-park-revamp
31. Extra Space Storage
Jacksonville-based Silverfield Group Inc. is developing a three-story, 97,000 square foot self storage building for Extra Space Storage at 1195 Edgewood Ave. S. The developer also intends to eventually construct a 4,845 square foot retail space in front of the storage building.
32. Amara Med Spa
Amara Med Spa will be opening soon at 3635 St. Johns Avenue in Avondale.
33. The Courtyard on College
A partnership between JWB Real Estate Capital and Hart Resources LLC is in the process of developing an infill community named The Courtyard on College. The 1.1 acre project will be designed as a modern bungalow court style community with 19 single family houses.