Business actual property proprietor and developer Sleiman Enterprises is starting renovation of the San Marco Sq. buildings it bought in August.
The corporate stated in a information launch the properties function the “centerpiece of San Marco Sq., certainly one of Jacksonville’s trendiest eating and purchasing locations, with views overlooking the sq. and considerable outside seating potential.”
The mission contains three buildings:
• 1974 San Marco Blvd., a historic 94-year-old, eight,200-square-foot constructing throughout from the Lion’s Fountain in Balis Park.
• 1980 San Marco Blvd., a Starbucks Espresso store.
• 1972 San Marco Blvd., a Beau Outfitters clothes retailer.
The San Marco Sq. constructing was inbuilt 1926-27 by Marsh & Saxelbye within the Mediterranean Revival model. It has been known as Towne Pump, Sq. One constructing and different names.
The renovation plans embody repainting the outside just like its authentic coloration; including a “winged” function to Starbucks and Beau Outfitters; and changing the roof.
The renovations focus primarily on the outside.
Sleiman is engaged on the mission with the San Marco Preservation Society, residents of San Marco and Jaycox Architects & Associates.
“It’s a privilege for us to be part of this historic constructing’s story and Jacksonville’s storied historical past. We look ahead to bringing an expertise like no different to this location,” stated Toney Sleiman, CEO of Sleiman Enterprises, stated within the information launch.
In line with property information, Marco Sq. Land LLC, an organization affiliated with Sleiman, paid $three.2 million for the property.
The vendor was San Marco Restricted Partnership, led by investor T. Wayne Davis. Davis purchased the property in 1990 for $900,000.
The San Marco Sq. constructing is close to a number of eating places, together with Taverna, Maple Road Biscuit Co., The Loop, Seafood Island Bar and Grille and Seashore Diner.
Sleiman Enterprises is certainly one of Florida’s largest privately held actual property firms, proudly owning and managing greater than 5 million sq. toes of retail area in Florida, Georgia, Tennessee and Virginia.