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.

11. Greyhound Bus Station

The Jacksonville Transportation Authority, in coordination with Greyhound, plans to construct a new $6 million bus terminal on West Adams Street, near Johnson Street. According to the initial plan, Greyhound would pay $46,000 each year for a 40-year lease on the new building, which would be completed in 2014.  However, Greyhound does not want to open without other transit uses along with them. Thus, construction of the new terminal has been delayed.

For more information: http://www.metrojacksonville.com/forum/index.php/topic,20527.0.html

12. Engine 15 Brewing

November 2013 interior image courtesy of Engine 15 Brewing Company at: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10153553755330438&set=pb.428033335437.-2207520000.1392933661.&type=3&theater;

Engine 15 Brewing recently purchased two historic warehouses at 601 and 633 Myrtle Avenue for a new brewery, tap room, outdoor beer garden and cannery. The new brewery will increase Engine 15's annual production from 1,000 barrels to 10,000 barrels.

For more information: http://engine15.com/

13. 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

14. The Brooklyn Riverside

Vertical construction is underway on Pollack Shores Real Estate Group's Brooklyn Riverside. The $24.8 million infill development will consist of a 310 apartment units when complete. Plans call for 185 one-bedroom and 125 two-bedroom units.  

For more information: http://www.pollackshores.com/development/

15. Shoppes on Riverside

Construction on Regency Center's Shoppes on Riverside continues at 150 Riverside Avenue. Announced tenants in the 49,870 square foot retail center include Fresh Market, Zoes Kitchen, The Hair Cuttery, and Jacksonville's first Corner Bakery CafĂ©.  Furthermore, the owners of M Shack have signed a letter of intent to open a restaurant at the shopping center.  The $14.7 million Brooklyn-area retail center is expected to open in Fall 2014.

For more information: http://www.regencycenters.com/retail-space/fl/jacksonville/shoppes-on-riverside#.UrTqRPRDvxQ

16. Duke's Place Blues Bar & Lounge

Duke's Place Blues Bar & Lounge opens this week at 521 West Forsyth Street.

Image courtesy of Duke's Place.

"It's a Soultry Summer Classic you don't want to miss"!! ... June 28, 2014 downtown Jax will be on fire!!!! Two Concerts...Two Artists (Chantae Cann of India Arie and PJ Morton)... Two venue experiences, two different atmospheres both will have good people, great food & awesome music!! ... opening for PJ Morton is Joy Dennis and opening for Chantae Cann is MJ Baker... If intimate, grown, sexy and cool is the type of vibe you enjoy then #DukesPlace will certainly prove to be the place you'll soon call your home away from home!!

17. Hourglass Pub

A new bar called Hourglass Pub will be coming soon to 345 East Bay Street. The project's contractor is Braughton Construction Inc. A July 13, 2014 opening is planned.

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