Jax's Growth in 10 Amazing Time-Lapse Photos

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Known for its sunny, warm climate and bounteous Southern hospitality, Jacksonville is popular with both residents and businesses. Since 2007, the city has seen a lot of new development with more stunning residential and commercial buildings adding to its charm. With the help of Google Street View, RENTCafé has created a cool slideshow revealing Jacksonville’s progress from a great city to a phenomenal place to live, work, and play.

7. 5 Thousand Town, Deerwood Park

Within waking distance of 150 retailers and 30 restaurants, 5 Thousand Town is designed for socially-active residents. The property offers 12,000 square feet of amenities, including a coffee bar, music café, rooftop sky bar, a spa-style hot tub, and more.

8. Sheraton Jacksonville, Deerwood Park

Located near the St. Johns Town Center Mall and the University of North Florida, the 6-story Sheraton Jacksonville has 159 guest rooms. Amenities include a 24-hour fitness center, business center, heated indoor pool, convenience store, and complimentary high-speed internet access, among others. It opened in 2008.

9. Spyglass, Southside

Located in the sought-after Southside area, Spyglass offers resort-style living to its residents. In addition to studio, one-, two-, and three-bedroom units, Spyglass also has townhomes and bungalows, some of which feature great views of the pool. St. John’s Town Center is nearby, with 150 shops and dining options.

10. Hacienda Club, Southside

These uniquely-designed apartment homes include island-style gourmet kitchens and valet trash pickup five days a week. The 300-unit rental community has social events like cooking classes and happy hours to encourage members to interact. Each apartment features a Mediterranean Riviera décor and access to a beach-entry pool, complete with a sundeck and semi-private cabanas.

Jacksonville will only continue to grow as residents realize the many amenities that this great city offers. What are your favorite new additions to the Jacksonville area?

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