55. The Station at San Marco

Construction continues on a $32 million urban, infill mixed-use development on the 3.3-acre former Florida Baptist Convention property in San Marco. Called The Station at San Marco, the five-story project is comprised of 345 multifamily units, parking garage and 5,000 square feet of ground-level retail space. Being developed by Block One Ventures and its affiliates, residential amenities will included an expansive fitness center, bike storage, pet spa, clubroom with gaming, lounging and remote work areas, pool courtyard, garden courtyard, and views across the river to downtown Jacksonville from the rooftop pool and sky lounge topping the sixth level of the seven-level, 526 stall parking garage. Preleasing is anticipated to begin in 2022. Completion is anticipated in the second quarter of 2023.

For more information: 8 Major Urban Core Projects Now Underway

56. East San Marco

Construction is nearing the end on the development of a new Publix anchored shopping center at the intersection of Atlantic Boulevard and Hendricks Avenue. Tenants moving into the Publix anchored shopping center soon include Orangetheory Fitness, Crumbl Cookies, St. Johns Eye Associates, Gemma Fish & Oyster and Foxtail Coffee.

For more information: 3 big projects moving forward in San Marco

57. 1939 Hendricks Avenue

Harbert Realty of Birmingham, AL is in the process of retrofitting 1939 Hendricks Avenue into a two to three tenant professional office building. The building was formerly occupied by a gay men’s bathhouse called Club Jacksonville. The office project is anticipated to cost $3 million.

For more information: Park Place developer plans to transform San Marco bathhouse

58. The Hendricks at San Marco

Construction on $21 million The Hendricks at San Marco continues. The 133-unit, four story multifamily project is being developed by Corner Lot Development Group and Harbert Realty Services will include a three-level parking garage and be completed in 2023.

For more information: Developers are demolishing parts of the South Jacksonville Presbyterian Church property for the 133-unit community.

59. The Terraces at San Marco

Construction continues on a 27-unit town house community called The Terraces at San Marco. Bounded by Atlantic Boulevard, Arcadia Place, Minerva Avenue and Alford Place, the development by National homebuilder Toll Brothers will be comprised of five town house buildings with bungalow court style courtyards separating them.

For more information: Toll Brothers: Terraces at San Marco

60. Eastborough Apartments

Construction continues on the fourth multifamily apartment development since 2019 in an area of Philips Highway being branded as East San Marco. Called Eastborough, the 226-unit apartment community will be developed along Philips Highway by EJF Capital LLC and Chance Partners LLC. Adjacent to San Marco Promenade, the $25 million Eastborough project is situated on a 6.62-acre parcel that will be developed to include two multifamily buildings and a future retail outparcel. Eastborough is anticipated to be completed by the end of the year.

For more information: Chance Partners breaks ground on Eastborough project

61. The Jack on the Beach Apartments

Vertical construction is underway on The Jack on the Beach Apartments at 3428 Beach Boulevard in St. Nicholas. When completed by the end of 2023, the Jacksonville-based Chance Partners project will add 295 multi-family units on the 9.96-acre former Southgate Plaza shopping center site.

For more information: Southgate Plaza demolition approved

62. Nineteen Thirty Seven Spirits & Eatery

Jacksonville-based developer Corner Lot and Heartfelt Hospitality plan to convert the former Florida Cracker Kitchen restaurant at 1842 Kings Avenue into Nineteen Thirty Seven Spirits & Eatery. The new neighborhood restaurant and bar concept will focus on seafood and coastal cuisine. The restaurant’s name is a tribute to the year the 6,500-square-foot building was constructed.

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63. The Vestcor Companies

The Vestcor Companies is in the process of building out its new San Marco headquarters in a 6,553-square-foot space at 1649 Atlantic Boulevard. The $1.2 million project is expected to be completed in early 2023.

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64. Bitty & Beau’s Coffee

Bitty & Beau’s Coffee was founded in 2016 in Wilmington, North Carolina by Amy and Ben Wright. Parents of children born with autism and Down syndrome, the business was created to be operated by people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Since its establishment, Bitty & Beau’s Coffee has grown to 23 shops across 12 states and Washington, D.C. with over 200 employees. Bitty & Beau’s is now expanding into Florida with the opening of a new 1,700-square-foot coffee shop in Jacksonville’s San Marco Square at 1965 San Marco Boulevard.

Expected to open on November 19, 2022, Bitty & Beau’s Coffee’s San Marco shop will include a menu featuring hot and cold coffee products, tea, lemonade, smoothies and bagels, muffins and cinnamon rolls.

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65. Taverna Oceana

Sam and Kiley Efron, the owners of San Marco Square’s popular Taverna restaurant, plan to expand with the opening of a raw bar seafood concept next door at 1988 San Marco Boulevard. With recipes influenced by Asian, Latin, American and Mediterranean cuisines, the 78-seat Taverna Oceana restaurant will feature fresh fish and shellfish and will have an oyster and champagne bar where diners can watch their meal be prepared. Connected to Taverna with an open passageway, the Taverna Oceana oyster bar and restaurant plans to open in early 2023.

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66. Skin Craze

Skin Craze, a skin car clinic, will be opening soon at 1626 Hendricks Avenue.

67. One Bridal

Currie Capital LLC. is currently in the process of working on a tenant build out at 1712 Hendricks Avenue for One Bridal. One Bridal is a bridal shop offering wedding gowns from popular designers, plus hair accessories, veils and jewelry. Tenant improvements for the 3,793-square-foot space originally completed in 1932 include new concrete, wood-framed partitions, millwork, insulation, stucco, exterior storefront, windows, doors, frames, hardware, drywall, flooring, and MEP work.

68. Zimmerman Studio

1665 San Marco Boulevard is in the process of being renovated for Zimmerman Studio. The 2,120-square-foot building was originally constructed in 1938.