RD River City Brewery Apartments

Related Group is planning a new eight-story, riverfront tower with 325 apartments, a 5,000 SF restaurant space and 511 parking spaces. The City will finance the restoration of a 29-slip marina and boat ramp at the site.
Investment: $85 Million

The Hardwick at Ford on Bay

The Hardwick at Ford on Bay proposes 360 multi-family units, a rooftop and amenity deck, retail space totaling 25,000-square-feet, two restaurants (one on the riverfront), 550-space parking garage with 125 retail spaces, $2.5 million in public open space, and eco-buffers including a tree canopy and green roofs as well as a  garden courtyard and waterfront park protect the building from storm surge increased by sea-level rising.

Investment: $150 Million

The Den

Plans call for a historic renovation of the 604 Hogan St. building and the 211 QAshley St. building to include: office/retail space, apartment commons, rooftop terrace, and 9 residnetial units. The project also includes two new 6-story apartment buildings comprised of 175 residential units and 89 at-grade parking spaces.

Shipyards West Park

Shipyards West Park will be a world-class riverfront park inclusive of complimentary amenities that will provide the missing link between Riverfront Plaza and Metropolitan Park. Design for the Shipyards West Park was awarded to Agency Landscape + Planning.

The design of the park will be complete by early 2023.

Investment: $22 Million

Cathedral Commons

This multi-family development includes 175 apartments across 18 3-story buildings in 5 different architectural styles (contemporary, gable, hip, mid-century, and modern styles).

American Lions Jax River View Plaza

This proposed riverfront development includes 332 multi-family units, a sky garden terrace with retail and park access (including a 7,500 square-foot restaurant and amenities such as a daycare), publicly-accessed food and beverage venue on the 44th floor with park and river views, a 1,500 square-foot Civic Stairs Cafe with indoor and outdoor seating, and a parking garage.

Investment: $166 Million

MOSH Genesis

MOSH plans to construct a new, 75,000 SF – 130,000 SF museum on the Shipyards property with offerings including a walk-through aquifer exhibit and a water quality bio-lab. The project also includes associated parking and a private outdoor exhibit space. Additionally, a publicly accessible Riverwalk and public park space will be designed by the Developer.

Investment: $85 Million

Lofts at Cathedral

The project, located in the Cathedral District, will be dubbed Lofts at Cathedral. Workforce housing downtown has become a staple of Vestcor’s work. The company’s Lofts at Monroe, Lofts at LaVilla, Lofts at Jefferson Station and Lofts at Brooklyn are some of the income-capped apartments it is supplying downtown and in surrounding neighborhoods, like Murray Hill.

Jones Brothers Furniture Co. Building

This project includes the adaptive reuse of the Jones Brothers Furniture Building into a mixed-use development including the residential lobby, and 29 residential apartments comprised of studio and 1-bedroom units. The building received Part 2 approval from State Historic Preservation Office and the National Park Service in 2020. Project also includes the consutrction of a new 8-story apartment building with attached 4-story parking deck. Residential building will include ground floor retail and 103 apartments.

Investment: $40 Million

225 Laura Street Apartments

Ron Chamblin’s next chapter Downtown is developing the building at 225 N. Laura St., next to his bookstore, into apartments and a restaurant.

“It’s going to be another building that will be occupied and renovated and used,” said Chamblin.

Chamblin proposes to convert the three-story, 6,500-square-foot building into four apartments on the upper two floors and a restaurant on the first floor.