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JAX University Welcome Center Construction at Arlington Campus Approved

JAX University, an 84-year-old institution, is transforming its 260-acre campus under the leadership of President Tim Cost. The city approved the permit for The Haskell Co. to build the Jacksonville University Welcome Center at the Institution’s Arlington campus. Completion is expected in early 2019.

Illinois organization refers to local development in choice to construct 186,000-square-foot office.

Becknell Industrial, an Illinois-based developer and investor, that ventured with Norfolk Southern to build Westlake Industrial Park, expects to go forward with a spec 186,000-square-foot warehouse to deliver by year-end.  Guy and Seda Preston with Colliers International Northeast Florida are the leasing agents.  Kare Brune Mathis of The JAX Daily Record has the article here.

 

Urban Development Update

Major development projects have returned to the landscape of Jacksonville’s urban core. Find out where ModernCities.com takes a brief look at the status of various developments under construction in and around Downtown Jacksonville in early 2018.

Check the full updates from Moderncities.com here

Plans for two Downtown condo structures progress

Ventures received several deviations to build the project, including a reduction in required parking spaces from 559 to a minimum of 337 spaces; altered landscaping along adjacent railroad tracks at the east end of the development to provide a buffer. Get full records on this construction from JAX Daily Record here

 

State-of-the-art Entertainment Venue Gets Concert Commitment at Jacksonville

A new concert and entertainment venue – Daily’s Place amphitheater, to the south side of Ever Bank Field is under construction. This will give Jacksonville a cutting edge multi-purpose facility. The venue will be able to provide a seating area for about 5,500 people and an indoor practicing facility of 94,000-square-feet. The project is estimated to be completed by May and is expected to host 30-40 events each year. This will further revitalize Downtown Jacksonville give Jacksonville an iconic superstructure.  – Mark Lamping, President of the Jacksonville Jaguars’ offers some insights here:

 

 

State-of-the-art Entertainment Venue Gets Concert Commitment at Jacksonville

A new concert and entertainment venue – Daily’s Place amphitheater, to the south side of Ever Bank Field is under construction. This will give Jacksonville a cutting edge multi-purpose facility. The venue will be able to provide a seating area for about 5,500 people and an indoor practicing facility of 94,000-square-feet. The project is estimated to be completed by May and is expected to host 30-40 events each year. This will further revitalize Downtown Jacksonville, give Jacksonville an iconic superstructure.

Mark Lamping, President of the Jacksonville Jaguars’ offers some insights here

 

 

Jacksonville University Breaks Ground on New 270-Bed Housing Development

Dolphin Residence Hall, a 270-bed dormitory on the riverfront, has broken ground as part of the campus’ upgrades which will include “new dining options, a new football/lacrosse stadium, improved academic spaces and research laboratories, a new College of Health Science building, and a $1.5M expansion of the River House student center”, according to an article in the JAX Business Journal by Andrew Thurlow.

July Building Permits in JAX Reach Six-Year High

Home construction continues to rebound in NE FL.  Roger Bull of The Florida Times-Union and The Associated Press bring you the story.

AZ-Based Homebuilder Purchases 80 Acres for New Residential Development

AV Homes, based in Phoenix, paid $9.2M almost $77k/lot for 80 acres to build 120 homes starting in the mid-$300s on land on Baymeadows Road East near I-295.  Roger Bull of The Florida Times-Union has the story here.

Apex Technology Plans to Build New HQs and Hire 60 More

Apex Technology, a structural engineering services company, located off of Hodges Blvd., plans to build a new 15,000 SF headquarters building “near the Beaches” and hire about 60 more employees, mostly engineers and technicians with an average pay of about $57k/year.  Roger Bull of The Florida Times-Union has the story.