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JEA shortlists San Marco plan for new headquarters

JEA shortlists San Marco plan for new headquarters

If Michael Balanky has his way, he will build the new headquarters of the Jacksonville Energy Authority in San Marco. Balanky, a Jacksonville native and Southbank resident, is CEO and president of Chase Properties and one of three developers on the short list to win the contract to build a new corporate headquarters for the […]

‘Building the Dream’ expansion program underway at North Florida School of Special Education

‘Building the Dream’ expansion program underway at North Florida School of Special Education

Touching and heartwarming or, as Mayor Lenny Curry said, “This is a first, this is really cool. To me, I get to see what this represents. We’ve had academics, art, music, sports…a horse that just walked down the middle of the event.” Jacksonville’s mayor was speaking about the ceremonial groundbreaking for the North Florida School […]

Tenants moving in to Avondale apartment complex

Tenants moving in to Avondale apartment complex

A multi-family apartment complex in Avondale will welcome its first tenants beginning in April. RiverVue, located on the site of the former St. Johns Village across from the Fishweir Elementary School, is now in the final inspection phase, according to Crystal Carswell, RiverVue community manager, who said seven units have been rented. The finishing touches […]

Brooklyn turnaround continues with another Hallmark development

Brooklyn turnaround continues with another Hallmark development

Ground is being moved around for Vista Brooklyn, a 308-unit mixed-use development at 200 Riverside Ave., immediately north of 220 Riverside/Unity Plaza and across the street from the Winston Family YMCA, as site work begins.  The $55 million joint venture between Jacksonville-based Hallmark Partners and Nashville-based Bristol Development Group includes private equity firm MountainStar Capital, […]

Baptist to reorient campus with new Wolfson critical care tower

Baptist to reorient campus with new Wolfson critical care tower

Southbank’s concrete jungle of parking lots and high-rise buildings will get a touch of green space this spring when Baptist Health begins construction on a new $187 million Critical Care Tower at Wolfson Children’s Hospital, which will include a spacious park-like entrance to its medical campus. The new seven-story building will include a five-floor critical […]