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Six shopping centers preparing to make a comeback

Boulevard Crossing

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – 2018 could be the year of aging shopping centers making a comeback across Jacksonville. Here are six projects promising to breathe life into older inner ring suburban areas of Jacksonville.

Boulevard Crossing

After 43 years of operation, Kmart shut down its store at 5751 Beach Boulevard in 2012, leaving another largely vacant strip mall on an older Jacksonville commercial corridor. Now local developers Jeff Conn and Alex Coley into the transform the old 144,904 square foot shopping center's parking lot into a new retail development called Boulevard Crossing.

A preliminary plan for the 13.5-acre site indicates a project with 16,800 square feet of retail and outparcels for a high-turnover, sit-down restaurant and 1,800 square foot retail store.

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