BCDC, Ventures Development Break Ground on 185-Unit Multifamily Community in Jacksonville
JACKSONVILLE, FLA. — Batson-Cook Development Co. (BCDC) and Ventures Development Group have broken ground on a 185-unit multifamily community in Jacksonville’s St. Johns River neighborhood. The property is situated at 841 Prudential Drive, along the bank of the St. Johns River and next to Jacksonville’s medical campus. Communal amenities at the yet-to-be-named complex will include a clubroom, community kitchen, green space, playground, dog park and a pool and deck on the third floor overlooking the river. The developers expect to open the community in early 2022. Niles Bolton is the architect, and Summit Contracting Group is the general contractor. Erik Bjornson and Tyler Nilsson of Newmark Knight Frank (NKF) arranged the land sale of the 2.9-acre plot. Cadence Bank provided a senior construction loan, and Nationwide Realty Investors provided preferred equity. Patterson Real Estate Advisory Group assisted BCDC and Ventures Development with sourcing the debt and equity.