Fee to vote on strategy to redevelop St. Augustine Outlet Shopping mall, add housing and movie theater

ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. – Component of the St. Augustine Retailers could quickly close and be changed with new homes, retail area and a film theatre if St. Johns County commissioners vote in favor of redevelopment all through a Tuesday meeting.

The property’s proprietor desires to redevelop the existing assets into a mixed-utilised place on 31 acres of land.

This would have an impact on the indoor stores on the northeast facet of I-95 and point out street 16, not the strip-mall design Premium Stores on the southbound aspect.

Commissioner Henry Dean instructed News4Jax in June the retailers weren’t what they utilised to be, so he understands why the owner wants to re-build. Before this 12 months, there were 35 tenants at the outlet and 75 overall retail spaces.

The software for redevelopment explained, “the outlet mall is growing older and has been having difficulties to retain tenants for some time.”

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It is not a finished offer nevertheless, but the prepare was unanimously suggested for acceptance by the Setting up and Zoning Company, 7-.

New York City-primarily based mall proprietor Lightstone wishes to shut the stores, which attribute mainly indoor buying, to establish a combined-use space referred to as the St. Augustine Centre.

Files clearly show the shopping mall could be transformed into 350 multifamily models along with up to 99,500 sq. ft of retail and business area as effectively as 300,000 square toes of light-weight industrial advancement. There’s also a proposed movie theater and hundreds of resort rooms that could be additional.

The paperwork News4Jax described on before this calendar year manufactured no point out of demolishing the shops, alternatively changing the area.

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