Business Brief: Vestcor Wants To Build 70 Townhomes In LaVilla

May 17, 2019

A Jacksonville-based developer hopes to continue its investment in the northwest Downtown neighborhood of LaVilla with plans to build 70 townhomes for sale.

WJCT News partner the Jacksonville Daily Record reports Vestcor Companies is asking the Downtown Investment Authority to donate eight parcels of vacant city-owned property on West Adams, Johnson, Lee and West Forsyth Streets to build the one- and two-bedroom LaVilla Townhomes.

Plans show two models — a one bedroom, 1½ bath and a garage, and a two-bedroom, 2½ bath with carport. The design also lists 30 off-street parking spaces.

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