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tufsu1

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Re: New Downtown Living: Broadstone River House Apartments
« Reply #15 on: November 02, 2015, 09:32:23 PM »
It looks nice, but it has a weird name I must say. Is the name of our river the Broadstone? Or maybe they should change the name of these apartments to the 'St Johns River House Apts' bizarre.

Broadstone is kind of like the chain name

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Re: New Downtown Living: Broadstone River House Apartments
« Reply #16 on: November 02, 2015, 09:49:35 PM »
The area could use a full-service drug store (as could Brooklyn for that matter).

A national drug store will be opening a store in Brooklyn.

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Re: New Downtown Living: Broadstone River House Apartments
« Reply #17 on: November 02, 2015, 09:52:13 PM »
^They should do good business. It's long overdue.
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Re: New Downtown Living: Broadstone River House Apartments
« Reply #18 on: November 02, 2015, 11:11:45 PM »
Looks good but there needs to be retail along Prudential to make it the artery towards this new Healthy Town that is vital to growth in the area and a walkable district.

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Re: New Downtown Living: Broadstone River House Apartments
« Reply #19 on: November 03, 2015, 08:23:04 AM »
Is this the tallest they can build with a wood structure? I find it interesting that they would not capitalize on the river views with more height along the river, and then scale back down to Prudential.

The project is exciting and will be great for that area. Hopefully more affordable than The Strand.

You're supposed to do the opposite.  If you put the height on the water, you take that view and that selling point from everything not on the water.  If you keep the portion on the water low and build height behind it, everybody benefits from the view and you can price that into every unit, not just the ones right on the river.

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Re: New Downtown Living: Broadstone River House Apartments
« Reply #20 on: November 05, 2015, 07:43:00 AM »
Upon completion the San Marco Publix will be needed more than ever.

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Re: New Downtown Living: Broadstone River House Apartments
« Reply #21 on: November 05, 2015, 08:21:09 AM »
Very impressive; the momentum, it's growing.

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Re: New Downtown Living: Broadstone River House Apartments
« Reply #22 on: November 05, 2015, 10:25:04 AM »
So currently the site for this complex is part of that "ring around the Wyndam" mess.  I wonder if they are going to sell to this developer or what the deal is?  There have been for sale signs on the lot forever though.  I guess they could chop this part out if in fact it did sell?

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Re: New Downtown Living: Broadstone River House Apartments
« Reply #23 on: December 22, 2015, 05:33:34 PM »
Some kind of public hearing announcer has been posted on the site in the last day or two.  Didn't stop and read it but good to see this are happening here.

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Re: New Downtown Living: Broadstone River House Apartments
« Reply #24 on: December 31, 2015, 12:01:29 PM »
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Council to review Broadstone rezoning

City Council is reviewing the rezoning ordinance for the Broadstone River House apartments on the Southbank.

Property owner Riverwalk Jacksonville Development LLC wants to rezone 3.8 acres at 1501 Riverplace Blvd. from one Planned Unit Development District to another to permit the multifamily development and a waterfront pedestrian plaza.

Alliance Residential Co. of Phoenix proposes to buy the land and build up to 263 units on 3.47 acres of the site.

The rest of the land will be passive open space, active recreation or open space and 0.4 acre for public and private right of way.

There will be sidewalks on the east and west sides of the structure to provide public access to the Southbank Riverwalk and the proposed riverfront pedestrian plaza.

The project is designed as two buildings and a parking deck between Prudential Drive and the south bank of the St. Johns River, east of the Lexington Hotel & Conference Center Jacksonville Riverwalk.

Alliance Residential said in September that, pending approvals, it would like to start construction by early second quarter 2016 and complete the project in early 2018.

Ordinance 2015-849 was introduced Dec. 8.

http://www.jaxdailyrecord.com/showstory.php?Story_id=546756
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Re: New Downtown Living: Broadstone River House Apartments
« Reply #25 on: December 31, 2015, 12:26:04 PM »
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The rest of the land will be passive open space, active recreation or open space and 0.4 acre for public and private right of way.

There will be sidewalks on the east and west sides of the structure to provide public access to the Southbank Riverwalk and the proposed riverfront pedestrian plaza.


Those sound like some solid improvements to the area.
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Re: New Downtown Living: Broadstone River House Apartments
« Reply #26 on: January 20, 2016, 01:03:08 PM »
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Re: New Downtown Living: Broadstone River House Apartments
« Reply #27 on: January 20, 2016, 01:44:04 PM »
Great news!. Just curious about the rendering shown on the Daily Record article. Am I mistaken or does there seem to be some sort of artistic structure on the right of the roof??

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Re: New Downtown Living: Broadstone River House Apartments
« Reply #28 on: January 20, 2016, 02:02:44 PM »
There's going to be a lot going on the east end of the south bank in two years!

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Re: New Downtown Living: Broadstone River House Apartments
« Reply #29 on: January 20, 2016, 09:25:18 PM »
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Council to review Broadstone rezoning

City Council is reviewing the rezoning ordinance for the Broadstone River House apartments on the Southbank.

Property owner Riverwalk Jacksonville Development LLC wants to rezone 3.8 acres at 1501 Riverplace Blvd. from one Planned Unit Development District to another to permit the multifamily development and a waterfront pedestrian plaza.

Alliance Residential Co. of Phoenix proposes to buy the land and build up to 263 units on 3.47 acres of the site.

The rest of the land will be passive open space, active recreation or open space and 0.4 acre for public and private right of way.

There will be sidewalks on the east and west sides of the structure to provide public access to the Southbank Riverwalk and the proposed riverfront pedestrian plaza.

The project is designed as two buildings and a parking deck between Prudential Drive and the south bank of the St. Johns River, east of the Lexington Hotel & Conference Center Jacksonville Riverwalk.

Alliance Residential said in September that, pending approvals, it would like to start construction by early second quarter 2016 and complete the project in early 2018.

Ordinance 2015-849 was introduced Dec. 8.

http://www.jaxdailyrecord.com/showstory.php?Story_id=546756

No retail? If true, that is very disappointing.