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Mixed-use development proposed for Bank of America property

Mixed-use development proposed for Bank of America property

The property owner of 840 Edgewood Ave. S. has applied for a zoning exception to allow TVC Development Inc., a subsidiary of Jacksonville-based developer Vestcor, to develop a mixed-use project at the site of a 63-year-old building that previously housed a Bank of America branch and a few other tenants. The application, filed July 11 […]

Hair salon approved for repurposing as animal hospital

Hair salon approved for repurposing as animal hospital

For almost 30 years the Craftsman Style bungalow at 1502 Dancy Street was a favorite place for women to get their coiffures done and to socialize.  Built 1924 on the corner of Park and Dancy, the one-story, 1,200-square-foot converted residence was the home of Tania’s Hair Studio. A victim of domestic violence in July 2016, […]

More retail, restaurant planned for 5 Points

More retail, restaurant  planned for 5 Points

Signage at a highly visible corner in the 5 Points area promotes a grand plan for redevelopment of the site of a former dermatology clinic, but there aren’t many details as yet. The Resident reached out to two NAI Hallmark associates, Austin Kay and Eric Yi, with questions about the plans and received a short […]

Murray Hill on edge over impending decision on self-storage facility

Murray Hill on edge over impending decision on self-storage facility

Murray Hill residents are starting to worry the recent surge in popularity of the more-than-century-old urban community is becoming attractive for developments, such as a self-storage facility, that they feel could detract from the neighborhood’s charm and family-friendly atmosphere. “These types of developments will inhibit the growth and resurgence of Murray Hill that has been […]

Avondale demolition and reconstruction met with excitement, apprehension

Avondale demolition and reconstruction met with excitement, apprehension

Telltale blue signs posted in the window fronts at 3562 St Johns Ave. signify another change to the culture of the historic Shoppes of Avondale – this time in the form of a coffee shop and more.  The 7,200-square-foot structure that formerly housed an ice cream shop and two retail stores will be demolished and […]

Historic San Marco church to sell land for residential development

Historic San Marco church to sell land for residential development

Dramatic change is coming to the campus of one of the oldest religious congregations in historic San Marco. South Jacksonville Presbyterian, a San Marco church that has been an important part of Jacksonville’s expansion south of the St. Johns River since the early 1900s, is downsizing. In mid-July, church trustees signed an agreement with Harbert […]

More riverfront property primed for development

More riverfront property primed for development

More than one parcel on the waterfront is being eyed for residential development. Last month The Resident reported on a parcel along Lakeside Drive for sale adjacent to the Ortega Yacht Club condominiums. Now, less than half a mile away, another vacant property, adjacent to the Marina at Ortega landing, is under consideration for a […]

Sleiman Enterprises purchases Lakewood shopping center

Sleiman Enterprises purchases Lakewood shopping center

Lakewood Promenade, a popular shopping destination for San Jose and San Marco residents, is under new ownership.  Sleiman Enterprises, a company owned by San Jose resident Toney Sleiman, announced the acquisition May 8 of the open-air shopping area that lies at the crossroads of San Jose Boulevard and University Boulevard West in Lakewood. Sleiman’s entire […]

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