Here's an update on a few new business openings and construction projects currently underway in the Jacksonville - Neptune - Atlantic Beaches area.
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1. Trader Joe's
Northeast Florida's first Trader Joe's is under construction in a 12,500-square foot space in the South Beach Regional Shopping Center. The specialty grocery store will carry an extensive array of domestic and imported foods and beverages including fresh baked artisan breads, Arabica bean coffees, international frozen entrées, 100% juices, fresh crop nuts, deli items, and vitamins and supplements, as well as the basics, like milk and eggs. The store is expected to open in late 2014.
2. Bold Bean Coffee Roasters
Riverside's Bold Bean Coffee Roasters will soon open a second location at 2400 Third Street South in Jacksonville Beach. The space is expected to open in May.
For more information: http://www.bizjournals.com/jacksonville/news/2014/01/16/riversides-bold-bean-coffee-roasters.html
3. 2nd South Ocean
Construction is underway on 2nd South Ocean at 116 Second Avenue South. When complete the project will add 22 two bedroom/two bathroom apartments to the Jacksonville Beach landscape.