Here's an update on a few new business openings and construction projects currently underway in the Jacksonville - Neptune - Atlantic Beaches area.
5. McDonald’s Restaurant
The reconstruction of McDonald’s is still underway along 3rd street. The original McDonald’s was destroyed in order to build a smaller, more updated version with outdoor seating. Finishing touches on the project re underway.
6. BluWater Row Apartments
TriBridge Residential is constructing a 170-unit luxury apartment complex called BluWater Row at 711 Beach Boulevard. The end product at BluWater will feature a pool, leasing center, parking garage and a rooftop deck.
For more information: http://www.bizjournals.com/jacksonville/news/2013/10/08/bluwater-row-apartments-to-break.html
7. Channelside Townhomes
SH Design Homebuilders, based in Jacksonville Beach, is building 30 townhomes with boat slips on the former Lighthouse Grille site — which is south of Beach Boulevard on Hopson Road, on the east side of the Intracoastal Waterway.
For more information: http://www.bizjournals.com/jacksonville/news/2013/10/30/sh-design-planning-new-luxury.html
8. 228 3rd Avenue North
A commercial building is under construction at the intersection of 3rd Avenue North and Second Street North.
9. Graffiti Junktion
Graffiti Junktion, an Orlando 'gourmet craft burger' restaurant has signed a lease to open its first North Florida restaurant at 265 Fifth Avenue. The 160-seat restaurant is anticipated to be open before May 2014.
For more information: http://www.bizjournals.com/jacksonville/news/2014/02/06/graffiti-junktion-jacksonville-beach.html
10. 102 6th Avenue North
This 17,000 square foot retail center on the corner of 1st Street North and 6th Avenue North has recently been reconstructed. Delicomb Delicatessen & Espresso Bar will become one of the center's first tenants. A second tenant has just reserved space—Ananda Kula, a yoga and holistic healing studio.
For more information: http://www.petramanagement.com/index.php/listings/town-center-sixt/or http://www.delicomb.com/Delicomb.html
11. 814 1st Street North
18 residential condominiums are being built at 814 1st Street North.