Urban Construction Update - August 2013

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A brief look at the status of various projects under construction in and around Downtown Jacksonville during the month of August.

7. Gus and Company Shoe Repair & Luggage Shoppe

Gus and Company Shoe Repair & Luggage Shoppe is in the process of relocating from 225 North Laura Street to a new storefront at 228 West Adams Street.

For more information: http://www.jaxdailyrecord.com/downtowntoday.php?dt_date=2013-07-18

8. State Attorney's Office

Work is underway on the $26 million reconstruction of the old courthouse as a new home for the State Attorney's Office. Construction is estimated to be completed in Fall 2014.

9. Jacksonville Transportation Authority Office Building

A $2.5 million JTA administrative office building is under construction at the transportation agency's North Myrtle Avenue headquarters.

For more information: http://www.jaxdailyrecord.com/showstory.php?Story_id=539209

10. 220 Riverside

Construction of 220 Riverside continues.  220 Riverside will feature 18,000 square feet of retail and 294 apartment units when complete in 2014.

For more information: https://www.facebook.com/220Riverside

11. Brooklyn Riverside/Brooklyn Retail

Land clearing and ash removal appears to be complete at the site of the proposed Brooklyn Riverside/Brooklyn Retail site. Brooklyn Riverside will be a 310-unit apartment complex developed by Pollack Shores Real Estate Group of Atlanta.  Plans call for 185 one-bedroom and 125 two-bedroom units. Riverside & Jackson will be a 53,000 square foot retail center featuring a Fresh Market grocery store, specialty retail and restaurants. The developer, Fuqua Development of Atlanta, anticipates construction starting this fall and a Summer 2014 opening. Combined, the projects are estimated to cost $53 million to construct.

For more information: http://fuquadevelopment.com/projects/ and http://www.pollackshores.com/development/

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