Suburban Jacksonville: Flagler Center

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Originally known as Gran Park, Flagler Center is a 1,022-acre business park near the Interstate 95/St. Augustine Road interchange in Jacksonville's Southside.

The business park sits on land Flagler Development purchased from the Williams family. J.R. and J.W. Williams of Bayard owned most of the undeveloped land in the area during the mid-20th century and utilized it for timber and cattle. The development is home to major employers such as Baptist Medical Center South and Citicorp.  It contains over 1.4 million-square feet of office and industrial space. In 2011, FSCJ purchased a 10-acre tract at Flagler Center Boulevard and Old St. Augustine Road for $3.6 million.  FSCJ plans to develop a $20 million academic center that will be called the Bartram Center. Flagler Center is also entitled for an additional 2.4 million square feet of office, 150,000 square feet of retail, 410 multifamily units, and 130 hotel rooms.

Baptist Medical Center South & Lakeside

Baptist Medical Center South and Lakeside anchor the west portion of Flagler Center. Baptist Medical Center South is a 196-bed hospital and 180,000 square foot medical office complex. The 31.9-acre medical center opened in 2005. Lakeside is a five building complex featuring 601,168 square feet of office space. Tenants include Beeline, Centex Homes, and Outparcels in this area are occupied by Courtyard by Marriott, Starbucks and Applebee's.

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