Exploring St. Johns Town Center - Phase II

April 25, 2007 9 comments Open printer friendly version of this article Print Article

St Johns Town Center has been extensively covered by the local media since its grand opening. Today, Metro Jacksonville explores the region's premier shopping complex and its major expansion.

St. Johns Town Center

Phase II will be an expansion of the lifestyle/Main Street-style shopping corridor, shown in this image.

Phase II Statistics:

Developers: Simon Property Group and Ben Carter Properties
Architect: Dorsky Hodgson Parrish Yue (Cleveland)
Contractor: Hardin Construction Co, LLC.

Leasable retail space: 228,000 square feet

Estimated number of shops: 40 upscale retailers and four restaurants, most of which will be new to the Jacksonville market.

Estimatedtotal construction costs:$20 million.

St. Johns Town Center Site Plan

The development will extend River City Drive (past Dillard's, Swoozie's, and Artsy Abode) south toward Butler Boulevard by about 40 boutiques and galleries. The end of the street will be capped by a park and four "white-linen" restaurants with "higher price points than what we already have now," Carter said.

St. Johns Town Center Rendering

A rendering of the River City Drive extension

Construction Pictures - 4/21/07

St. Johns Town Center Phase 2

The Phase II shopping corridor will terminate into a park-like setting surrounded by four upscale restaurants, adjacent to Butler Blvd.

St. Johns Town Center

Nan Thai Fine Dining
Bricktop by Joe Ledbetter
Mitchell's Fish Market - www.cameronmitchell.com
The Capital Grille - www.thecapitalgrille.com
J.Alexander's - www.jalexanders.com
Cantina Laredo

Retail stores:
Urban Outfitters
Cole Haan
Brooks Brothers
Drexel Heritage Fine Furniture
Metro Park
West Elm
Tommy Bahama
Louis Vuitton
Crate & Barrel
Pottery Barn

Suspected Anchors - Phase III (Not a part of Phase II):
Neiman Marcus

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