Downtown Investment Authority wants to redevelop 8 acres of prime real estate

Downtown Investment Authority wants to redevelop 8 acres of prime real estate


about e
>>Covering downtown about e
>>Covering downtown
Jacksonville and plans to>>Covering downtown
Jacksonville and plans to
redevelop some prime real Jacksonville and plans to
redevelop some prime real
estate, the waterfront land redevelop some prime real
estate, the waterfront land
where the old courthouse and estate, the waterfront land
where the old courthouse and
City Hall stood it measures 8 where the old courthouse and
City Hall stood it measures 8
acres the downtown investment City Hall stood it measures 8
acres the downtown investment
authority wants developers to acres the downtown investment
authority wants developers to
put their best foot forward and authority wants developers to
put their best foot forward and
making proposals. put their best foot forward and
making proposals.
This is what used to be here at making proposals.
This is what used to be here at
2 2330 East Bay Street. This is what used to be here at
2 2330 East Bay Street.
>>Then last January boom.>>Now there are no buildings>>Now there are no buildings
and only grass that means>>Now there are no buildings
and only grass that means
opportunity for leaders of the and only grass that means
opportunity for leaders of the
downtown opportunity for leaders of the
downtown
investment authority. downtown
investment authority.
>>D I a has a resolution investment authority.
>>D I a has a resolution
calling on bids for what’s>>D I a has a resolution
calling on bids for what’s
known as the courthouse annex calling on bids for what’s
known as the courthouse annex
property. The executive summary known as the courthouse annex
property. The executive summary
calls it a rare and unique property. The executive summary
calls it a rare and unique
mixed use development calls it a rare and unique
mixed use development
opportunity and labels it mixed use development
opportunity and labels it
before dawn Bay. opportunity and labels it
before dawn Bay.
There are 2 parcels broke into before dawn Bay.
There are 2 parcels broke into
3 areas There are 2 parcels broke into
3 areas
area 3 is on the water labeled 3 areas
area 3 is on the water labeled
a potential Marina area 3 is on the water labeled
a potential Marina
redevelopment proposals can a potential Marina
redevelopment proposals can
combine any or all of the 3 redevelopment proposals can
combine any or all of the 3
areas but not area 3 by itself. combine any or all of the 3
areas but not area 3 by itself.
The development vision has 5 areas but not area 3 by itself.
The development vision has 5
key design goals. Accomplish The development vision has 5
key design goals. Accomplish
heightened to residential key design goals. Accomplish
heightened to residential
density throughout the site to heightened to residential
density throughout the site to
create a waterfront focus by density throughout the site to
create a waterfront focus by
incorporating a marina and create a waterfront focus by
incorporating a marina and
extended Riverwalk in a great incorporating a marina and
extended Riverwalk in a great
retail along Bay Street as well extended Riverwalk in a great
retail along Bay Street as well
as along the Saint Johns retail along Bay Street as well
as along the Saint Johns
River to explore complementary as along the Saint Johns
River to explore complementary
uses like office and River to explore complementary
uses like office and
hospitality and to embrace the uses like office and
hospitality and to embrace the
history of the location. hospitality and to embrace the
history of the location.
The site plan included shows history of the location.
The site plan included shows
various angles and the promise The site plan included shows
various angles and the promise
that whatever develops here various angles and the promise
that whatever develops here
quote will forever be a part of that whatever develops here
quote will forever be a part of
the downtown skyline of the quote will forever be a part of
the downtown skyline of the
city. the downtown skyline of the
city.
And there’s a historical city.
And there’s a historical
connection to the name the And there’s a historical
connection to the name the
forward on Bay, it’s where connection to the name the
forward on Bay, it’s where
former River crossings allowed forward on Bay, it’s where
former River crossings allowed
Travelers Native Americans to former River crossings allowed
Travelers Native Americans to
pass from North bank the Travelers Native Americans to
pass from North bank the
South bank. pass from North bank the
South bank.
>>Do points out that there are South bank.
>>Do points out that there are
a billion dollars in projects

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