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 August 2015.
19. Bakery Ribault
Riverside's Bakery Ribault is in the process of moving to 813 Lomax Street in Five Points. The new retail location is expected to open this Summer.
For more information: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bakery-Ribault/213526855354142
20. Hoptinger Bier Garden and Sausage House
Hoptinger Bier Garden and Sausage House will be investing $1 million to build-out a new restaurant and bar in Five Points at 1037 Park Street. The new restaurant is expected to open in spring 2016.
For more information: http://jacksonville.com/business/2015-08-25/story/hoptinger-open-five-points
21. IL DESCO
IL DESCO will replace Pele’s Wood Fire at the intersection of Park and King Streets. IL DESCO will serve simple Italian cuisine with a light and fun atmosphere. The menu will consist of lighter portion options, house-made pastas, and will maintain a large selection of crisp wood fired pizzas. IL DESCO will also feature a full raw bar with oysters and seasonal seafood selections. IL DESCO plans to open in September 2015.
For more information: http://www.metrojacksonville.com/article/2015-jun-peles-on-king-street-becomes-il-desco
22. Timoti's Seafood Shak
Timoti's Seafood Shak is planning to open a new restaurant at 1018 Park Street in Five Points. Known for their fish tacos, lobster rolls, local and wild caught seafood, Timoti's operates a popular restaurant in Fernandina Beach's historic district.
For more information: http://www.timotis.com/
23. Bearded Buffalo Brewing Company
Scott McAlister has started interior work on the Bearded Buffalo Brewing Company on King Street. When complete, the entertainment venue will offer craft beer, a broad liquor selection, food, bowling and more. The 99-seat restaurant/bar will be located at 1012 King St. between Burger King and Panda House.
24. 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
25. 1034 Park Street
The former Caribbean Connections space at 1034 Park Street is in the process of being converted into a bar.
26. Alexander DeGance Barnett, PA
Construction continues on a new 10,000-square-foot law office for Alexander DeGance Barnett at 1500 Riverside Avenue.
For more information: http://www.jaxdailyrecord.com/showstory.php?Story_id=542645
27. Southern Kitchen and Spirits
3638 Park Street was recently demolished by JPM Avondale LLC. JPM Avondale LLC plans to build a 250-seat, 8,071-square-foot restaurant called South Kitchen and Spirits.