The Riverfront Plaza development pad is proposed to be a vertically mixed-use development which will require that a restaurant space be incorporated into the development. Some hotel rooms envisioned in addition to possible office or residential. The development will enjoy views of the Riverfront Plaza park and the St. Johns River. A notice of disposition for the site is anticipated to be published early 2022 with plans to award by April to facilitate Developer coordination with the final Riverfront Plaza park design.
This development proposes a new construction on a Downtown riverfront site which will include 249 apartments, 40 townhouses, four penthouses and 50,000 SF of first-floor retail with a proposed grocery store and pharmacy following the demolition of a never-completed tower on the site.
Investment: $135 Million
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.