Building Up Jax is a weekly article series, posted each Saturday morning, that provides you with the latest updates on development and construction in the greater Jacksonville area.
DAILY’S PARENT COMPANY BUYS BLOCK OF LAND DOWNTOWN
First Coast Energy, parent company of the locally-based Daily’s convenience store and gas station chain, has purchased a block of land in downtown Jacksonville bounded by Jefferson, Forsyth, Bay, and Broad streets.
The company is expected to develop one of its Daily’s locations on the property. The former Kartouche building at 618 W. Forsyth St. was recently demolished to accommodate the project; an old bank building at 60 Broad St. also occupies the block and is likely to be demolished as well.
ST. JOHNS UPDATES
Island Wing Company submitted plans for a new 7,315 sq. ft. restaurant building at Bartram Park Blvd. and Race Track Rd. within Bartram Market in St. Johns.
Meanwhile, at Shoppes of St. Johns Parkway, Hot Spot Power Yoga received its permit for build-out within the center. Luxury real estate firm Engel & Volkers and restaurant 1928 Cuban Bistro have also been added as confirmed tenants, according to a blog post from developer Sleiman Enterprises.
And in Nocatee, First Watch Restaurant received a permit for build-out within Nocatee Town Center‘s second phase.
- Plans were submitted for Sunbeam Villas, a 12-building, 48-unit townhome community along Hood Rd. near Sunbeam Rd. by Southern Impression Homes.
- Sleiman Enterprises submitted plans for several new retail buildings to complete a row of shops within Atlantic North currently anchored by Belk, LA Fitness, and Earth Fare.
- Viper Ventures LLC submitted plans for a new three-story, 54,000 sq. ft. office building at Kernan Blvd. S. and JTB, next door to The Retreat at St. Johns.
- Plans were submitted for an expansion of the existing food court within NAS Jacksonville.
- Corner Lot Development Group submitted plans for a new nine-building multi-family apartment complex, with amenity center, pool, and dog park, at Duval Rd. and Duval Pl. W.