Urban Construction Update - November 2015

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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 November 2015.


21. Fro You Frozen Yogart

Fro You Frozen Yogart will be opening soon at 3578 St. Johns Avenue.

22. Endurance House

Endurance House, a multi-sport retail store, will be opening soon at 3562 St. Johns Avenue.

For more information: http://endurancehousejax.com/about-us/

23. Luba's Pet Grooming

Luba's Pet Grooming will be opening in the former Cafe Freda space at 2782 Park Street.

24. La Trattoria Italian Cuisine

Droubi's, at 915 King Street, has been rebranded as La Trattoria Italian Cuisine.

25. Takhrai Thai

Mandarin's Takhrai Thai plans to open a new Thai restaurant in Five Points at 1620 Margaret Street. Expected to open in December 2015, the new restaurant will have a different name than the Mandarin location.

For more information: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Takhrai-Thai-Restaurant/352537524930154

26. 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

27. Riverside Community Garden

Construction on the Riverside Community Garden on the defunct site of the Willowbranch Rose Garden continues. The exterior of the garden will incorporate roses, public seating areas along the serpentine wall, and a public herb garden, as well as vining food plants available to all regardless of whether they are gardeners.

For more information: http://www.riversideavondale.org/index.php?id=280

28. 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/

29. 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.

30. 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

31. Summit Contracting Group, Inc.

Padgett Premiere Properties is renovating the exterior of 1000 Riverside Avenue. Padgett paid $3 million for the 9-story building in October 2014. Summit Contracting Group, an affiliate of Padgett, relocated 70 employees from the Southside to the building in January. Padgett is also planning to add first floor retail, such as a high-end gym and sandwich/coffee shop to the building.

For more information: http://jacksonville.com/business/2015-01-31/story/sunday-notebook-riverside-ave-tower-gets-new-name

32. Bold City Brewery

Expansion efforts to increase brewing capacity at Bold City's Riverside brewery continue. Recent installations include a 120 barrel fermenter, a 120 barrel brite tank, a Dry Grain Silo and a Wet Grain Silo.

For more information: http://www.jaxdailyrecord.com/showstory.php?Story_id=542645

33. South Kitchen and Spirits

Construction is underway on South Kitchen and Spirits at 3638 Park Street. South Kitchen will be a new 250-seat, 8,071-square-foot restaurant.

34. Wine Down Cigar Lounge

The Wine Down Cigar Lounge by Tobacco Galore will be opening soon at 1070 Edgewood Avenue South in Murray Hill.

35. Magnolia's Pub

1198 South Edgewood Avenue will become the new location of Magnolia's Pub. The family friendly restaurant serving waffle sandwiches, salads, dessert waffles, weekend brunch and pub fare was recently approved for a parking reduction and outside sales of beer, wine and liquor. The new restaurant should open in early 2016.

For more information: https://www.facebook.com/Magnoliaspub

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