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JAA Plans 2,000-Acre Commerce Center Near JAX Airport

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Via Jacksonville Daily Record
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A map of the development plan for the area at Pecan Park Rd. and International Airport Blvd.

The Jacksonville Aviation Authority is seeking City Council approval to rezone more than 2,000 acres near Jacksonville International Airport for a two-phase, mixed-use development called JAX Commerce Center.

WJCT  News partner the Jacksonville Daily Record reports the property is at northwest Interstate 95 and I-295.

One area of the development, called JAX Commerce Center North on the master plan, is at Pecan Park Road and International Airport Boulevard. The other area, JAX Commerce Center South, is south of it, along International Airport Boulevard north of I-295.

JAA wants to rezone the 2,014 acres for a planned unit development to include commercial, flex industrial, hotel and specialty entertainment.

According to the PUD description filed with the Council, JAA plans for 472,500 square feet of office space, 5,311,660 square feet of light industrial space, 1,107,850 square feet of commercial, retail and service uses and 516 hotel rooms. 

Read the rest of this story at JaxDailyRecord.com.