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Re: San Marco's Florida Baptist site to become apartments
« Reply #60 on: May 05, 2017, 12:14:55 PM »
I'm just getting back from an APA event that was centered around San Marco, its zoning overlay and development pressures.  Bill Killingsworth moderated the event while Mike Balanky, Councilwoman Boyer, Chris Flagg and Leanna Cumber were the panelist.  Balanky mentioned he's working on a phase two, to the Kings Avenue Station site.  He said it was delayed by the Overland Bridge project.  He also believes that infill commercial and mixed-use development along Kings Avenue, between the Southbank and Philips Highway, will start materializing in the next 12 to 24 months with the opening of the new interchange.
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Re: San Marco's Florida Baptist site to become apartments
« Reply #61 on: May 05, 2017, 01:57:07 PM »
Sounds like an interesting panel.  Did Leanna Cumber talk about FEC making it a quiet zone?

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Re: San Marco's Florida Baptist site to become apartments
« Reply #62 on: May 05, 2017, 02:06:03 PM »
It's hard to tell how much parking this thing would have. East San Marco worked (at least, from Publix's perspective) because it had dedicated parking.

30,000 SqFt is a boatload - I believe the Riverside Publix is 20k. I think 30k would accommodate Target's urban layout. What's cool is the space could be subdivided now, and if later the market would work for a big box, then one could come (aside from dealing with lease breaks, etc.)

It does seem like that if you could land something major like a national big box them you could just go up a level or two in the garage, though garage parking is really expensive so the numbers would have to work.

It is hard to see but there is a separate garage for the retail parking. This is also mentioned in the article.

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Re: San Marco's Florida Baptist site to become apartments
« Reply #63 on: May 05, 2017, 02:22:19 PM »
Sounds like an interesting panel.  Did Leanna Cumber talk about FEC making it a quiet zone?

No. She was there on behalf of the SMPS. She did mention that the rail congestion was a result of improvements needed at the Honeymoon Yard area off Beaver Street and that a solution was being developed.
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Re: San Marco's Florida Baptist site to become apartments
« Reply #64 on: June 08, 2017, 01:49:01 PM »
Really hope shovels are in the ground on this one before the end of the year.

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Re: San Marco's Florida Baptist site to become apartments
« Reply #65 on: June 08, 2017, 03:43:36 PM »
Bring it on

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Re: San Marco's Florida Baptist site to become apartments
« Reply #66 on: June 08, 2017, 04:37:47 PM »
Development is good, but: 345 units at that site? That section of the road is already hell at peak hours.  Seriously, downtown development is a good thing, but everyone seems to just gloss over that more development is going to change our standard of living- drastically.  There's a reason Atlanta fucking sucks and is hell on earth for traffic.  We are rapidly approaching that and we dont even have like 5% of Atlanta's mass transit options.

Damn it. Now why did you say that?!?  Now we will get pages of oh we don't know what traffic is here, blah. Blah.   :-\

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Re: San Marco's Florida Baptist site to become apartments
« Reply #67 on: June 08, 2017, 04:45:32 PM »
Haha, we're no where near anything Atlanta deals with traffic-wise.  We could add 10,000 new units in the Southbank/Northern San Marco and we still would not be close.
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Re: San Marco's Florida Baptist site to become apartments
« Reply #68 on: June 08, 2017, 08:50:12 PM »
Once the overland bridge project is done a lot of those people that go down that section of Hendricks might find it faster to take the south collector road to Philips and take Emerson over to San Jose.

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Re: San Marco's Florida Baptist site to become apartments
« Reply #69 on: June 09, 2017, 10:13:20 AM »
Development is good, but: 345 units at that site? That section of the road is already hell at peak hours.  Seriously, downtown development is a good thing, but everyone seems to just gloss over that more development is going to change our standard of living- drastically.  There's a reason Atlanta fucking sucks and is hell on earth for traffic.  We are rapidly approaching that and we dont even have like 5% of Atlanta's mass transit options.

Damn it. Now why did you say that?!?  Now we will get pages of oh we don't know what traffic is here, blah. Blah.   :-\

We don't. Traffic in Jax is a cake walk compared to most other cities. This will hopefully be good because we can get more people living closer to work and not driving as much or have to get on 95, 10, or Arlington :D

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Re: San Marco's Florida Baptist site to become apartments
« Reply #70 on: June 12, 2017, 10:42:44 PM »
Development is good, but: 345 units at that site? That section of the road is already hell at peak hours.  Seriously, downtown development is a good thing, but everyone seems to just gloss over that more development is going to change our standard of living- drastically.  There's a reason Atlanta fucking sucks and is hell on earth for traffic.  We are rapidly approaching that and we dont even have like 5% of Atlanta's mass transit options.

Damn it. Now why did you say that?!?  Now we will get pages of oh we don't know what traffic is here, blah. Blah.   :-\

We don't. Traffic in Jax is a cake walk compared to most other cities. This will hopefully be good because we can get more people living closer to work and not driving as much or have to get on 95, 10, or Arlington :D

Correct. Traffic here is a mild inconvenience, even when there is a train gumming up the works at that particular site. Jaxons simply do not know the struggle.

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Re: San Marco's Florida Baptist site to become apartments
« Reply #71 on: June 15, 2017, 11:45:47 AM »
345 units? That could be more than 30 stories.

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Re: San Marco's Florida Baptist site to become apartments
« Reply #72 on: June 15, 2017, 01:34:48 PM »
345 units? That could be more than 30 stories.

It is a 3.41 acre site so it will probably be 5-8 stories. 
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Re: San Marco's Florida Baptist site to become apartments
« Reply #73 on: June 15, 2017, 01:57:58 PM »
I think they said it will be 80' tall.  So what's that like 7 stories? 

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Re: San Marco's Florida Baptist site to become apartments
« Reply #74 on: June 16, 2017, 11:55:04 AM »
It is a 3.41 acre site so it will probably be 5-8 stories.

Oops.