Suburban Jacksonville: Oakleaf

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Oakleaf Plantation is a sprawling seven year old, 6,400-acre master-planned community straddling Duval and Clay Counties, near the Cecil Commerce Center. Before Florida's real estate market bust, Oakleaf was said to be one of the fastest-growing communities in Florida.

Around Oakleaf Plantation

Established in 2002, Oakleaf's series of residential communities could eventually include 11,000 homes at buildout.

Oakleaf Plantation is designedwith decent density. Unfortunately, the community is a combination ofsingle access orientedresidential developments, whereneighborhoods next door do not connect.

Land set aside forfuturecommercial development.

Thefuture footballfield of Oakleaf's high school, which is currently under construction.

Oakleaf Town Center

Completed in 2007, Oakleaf Town Center is anchored by Target, Kohl's and Home Depot. The development also features a "miniature Main Street" as its centerpiece and main entrance. The 800,000 square foot shopping center is located at Argyle Forest Boulevard and Old Middleburg Road.

Images by Ennis Davis