Author Topic: Downtown Breaks 5,000 residents  (Read 1928 times)


Charles Hunter

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Re: Downtown Breaks 5,000 residents
« Reply #31 on: August 14, 2019, 02:36:04 PM »
The map at the LiveDowntownJax.com website, mentioned in the article, has a pretty big "downtown" - besides Southbank, it includes LaVilla, Brooklyn, the Stadium, and The District.  https://livedowntownjax.com/map/

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Re: Downtown Breaks 5,000 residents
« Reply #32 on: August 14, 2019, 02:49:21 PM »
Go for it. Should have set such a goal a decade ago when the market was heating up. It's not hard to up the population if we're willing to be inclusive to economic development opportunities and rapidly offer up all COJ owned properties to qualified parties. Now Dan Davis' belief of cracking 10,000 residents within 2 years is a pipe dream. We can't even get a park for the Landing site drawn up by then. We don't have the necessary number of units already under construction to accommodate that extra number and there's not enough in the pipeline that will be under construction and realistically completed by mid-2021. Let's definitely push to speed up the development timeline place. However, let's also be realistic.
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