Urban Construction Update - June 2014

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Major construction projects have returned to the landscape of Jacksonville's urban core. Find out where (and more) as we take a brief look at the status of various developments under construction in and around Downtown Jacksonville during the month of June.

6. EverBank Field

A $63 million renovation of EverBank Field is underway. The project will add a fan area with pools and food and beverage service to the north endzone, along with the world's largest video scoreboards.

For more information: http://www.bizjournals.com/jacksonville/news/2013/06/19/jacksonville-jaguars-unveil-63.html?page=all

7. State Attorney's Office

Work continues 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.

8. New York Steam Laundry Building

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Interior demolition on the redevelopment of the New York Steam Laundry Building is underway. L.B. Jax Development, LLC. plans to convert the 11,000 square foot historic structure into restaurant and office space.

For more information: http://www.metrojacksonville.com/article/2014-feb-new-york-steam-laundry-development-project-renderings

9. Bighouse

The former Poppy Love Smoke space at 112 West Adams Street will become a gallery/live performance venue called Bighouse. Funding issues have temporarily stalled the project.

10. Voodoo Ultra Lounge

Voodoo Ultra Lounge opens at the Jacksonville Landing on Friday, June 27, 2014.

Image courtesy of Voodoo Ultra Lounge.

Voodoo Ultra Lounge is quite distinctive, it offers multiple inviting lounge areas and boasts a very chic "Ultra Lounge" living room space that features personalized bottle service and caters to distinguished guests and VIPs looking for an unparalleled level of service and exclusivity. Guests dance the night away to Hip Hop/Top 40 Remixes/Open Format/EDM & more to cater to everyone's preferred style of music. Our exclusive hookah bar will be open each & every night as well. The extraordinary variety of cocktails offered by Voodoo Ultra Lounge lends itself to serving premium brand name cocktails to add onto the nightlife's social sophistication.


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