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 October.
18. Choban Grill Fast Greek
Choban Grill Fast Greek restaurant will be opening soon in a storefront space at 1661 Riverside on Margaret Street. For more information visit: http://www.chobangrill.com
Alewife will move into the former Riverside Liquors and Village Wine Shop and open in December. The 2,574-square-foot bar will offer more than 400 different beers for retail sale as well as a tasting bar consisting of six draft lines of continually rotating American craft beer.
For more information: http://www.bizjournals.com/jacksonville/news/2014/09/11/400-varieties-take-a-look-inside-the-new-craft.html?ana=e_jac_bn_newsalert&u=OO5cWpGGuwn75EZXmlXdEA0ed04b84&t=1410460746
20. 1037 Park Street
Interior demolition is underway on the former Fuel Coffeehouse, in preparation for a new tenant at 1037 Park Street. The project, which includes the removal of asbestos and lead in the 10,772-square foot structure, is being developed by TBB LLC. Realco Recycling Co., Inc. is the demolition contractor.
21. Southern Roots Filling Station
Southern Roots Filling Station is planned at 1275 King Street. Adjacent to Pele's Wood Fire and Beer:30, it will be a coffee shop and health food store.
For more information: http://jaxdailyrecord.com/showstory.php?Story_id=543360
22. Happy Grilled Cheese
Happy Grilled Cheese is opening a brick and mortar across the street in the original Cozy Tea space.
For more information: http://www.metrojacksonville.com/forum/index.php?topic=21591.0
23. Silver Cow/The Annex
The Silver Crow, which opened earlier this year at Park & King, has plans to expand into an adjacent storefront. Called The Annex, the new space will have games and roughly 30 craft beer taps. The Annex is anticipated to be open this fall.
For more information: http://members.jacksonville.com/news/metro/2014-07-12/story/sunday-business-notebook-goodwill-getting-2-new-sites-jacksonvilles
24. Five Points Village
The shell of Riverside's Five Points Village shopping center was completed earlier this summer. Now the center is attracting tenants. M Shack, a popular local burger chain plans to open by the end of the year. Construction is also underway on Kaika Teppanyaki, a high-end Japanese restaurant. Hot Wok, a Chinese restaurant, has signed a lease as well.
For more information: http://members.jacksonville.com/entertainment/food-and-dining/2014-07-14/story/m-shack-expanding-its-burgers-fries-and-shakes