Development Updates

USS Orleck

Current Status: Under Construction
The Orleck (DD 886) museum ship will feature a US Navy Cold War experience managed and programmed by the Jacksonville Historic Naval Ship Association (JHNSA). Programming may include general museum visits/tours, scout troops/youth group sleepovers, conventions/reunions, school groups, etc. Project includes a temporary and mobile upland building which will house gift shop, admin offices and restrooms.

Vista Brooklyn

Current Status: Recently Completed
Opened June 2021, this 308-unit apartment building features a rooftop pool and beer garden. Monthly rents range from $1,340 to $3,790. The building includes 13,000 SF of ground-level retail and 450-space parking garage.

VyStar Credit Union Headquarters

Current Status: Recently Completed
Jacksonville’s largest credit union relocated its headquarters and 1,000 employees Downtown in 2019. VyStar Credit Union purchased the 23-story high-rise at 76 S. Laura Street and adjacent garage for $59 million in July 2018 and purchased the neighboring seven-story 100 W. Bay Building for $5 million in February 2019. The credit union infused more than $15 million in renovations into 100 W. Bay, with retailers Bread & Board Provisions and Peterbrooke Chocolatier located on the first floor. In addition, the credit union worked with Art Republic to install public art throughout its parking garage and plans to create pop-up experiences in its alleyway. Vystar was also the successful bidder to acquire a City parcel located at the corner of Forsyth and Main and on which the company plans to build a parking garage with associated retail. Investment: $100+ million

VyStar Parking Garage

Current Status: Under Construction
Located on the south side of West Forsyth Street between Main and Laura streets, the VyStar Parking Garage will provide parking for the 1,000 employees VyStar Credit Union relocated to its headquarters campus Downtown, the nearby Barnett and Laura Street Trio projects and the general public. The seven-story, 280,804 square-foot parking garage will provide 807 parking spaces as well as 13,169 square feet of ground-floor retail space. Designed by Dasher Hurst Architects, the project will be built by Danis Construction. Investment: $22 Million

Wolfson Children’s Critical Care Tower

Current Status: Under Construction
DPR Construction & Perry-McCall Construction is nearing completion on the seven-story 250,000 square feet critical care tower will serve as the "new front door" to both Wolfson Children's Hospital and Baptist Medical Center and offer 75 new neonatal intensive care beds and 26 pediatric intensive care beds. Investment: $187 Million