Vystar operations headquarters.
Ash Properties has begun renovations of the BB&T Tower Downtown.
Work will include lobby renovations that include furniture, flooring and décor, bringing the common areas “up to a more modern and open look to generate the interest in and excitement of new tenants,” Whitfield said.
Minneapolis-based Ryan Companies US Inc. will build a new, 162,000-square-foot headquarters for Jacksonville’s public utility in the Central Core at 325 W. Adams St. Ryan acquired 1.5 acres for $2.6 million in June 2019. Plans call for an adjacent 657-space garage with 10,690 square feet of activated ground floor space. The office tower and parking garage, developed by Ryan Companies US Inc., will sit on one city block, bounded by Adams, Monroe, Pearl and Julia streets adjacent to the Duval County Courthouse. JEA will lease the building from Ryan upon completion.
Investment: $72.2 million
Twenty-five years and $57.3 million in the making, the Jacksonville Regional Transportation opened its doors in March 2020. Phase one, a 10,000-square foot Intercity Bus Terminal, featuring Greyhound and MegaBus, opened in spring of 2018. Phase two will complete an impressive new multimodal station for all public transit in the region, integrating a 40,000-square-foot JTA bus transfer facility, the First Coast Flyer Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), Skyway/U2C, rideshare and bike share – all in one transit hub.
In July 2019, global fin-tech leader, FIS acquired Worldpay, one of the world’s leading global eCommerce and payment technology companies, making FIS a $12 billion company with 55,000 employees. FIS plans to build a new, 12-story, 300,000-square-foot headquarters to support its growth in the Brooklyn District. FIS will consolidate its current headquarters and local offices into the new headquarters and plans to hire an additional 500 employees by 2029, bringing its Jacksonville workforce to approximately 1,800 employees.
Investment: $145 million
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Everything old is new again at the historic Barnett Building following a two-year restoration of one of Jacksonville’s most prestigious addresses. The 18-story tower now features 107 loft-style residential apartments overlooking downtown Jacksonville and the St. Johns River. It also includes UNF’s Center for Entrepreneurship.
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