Inspired Living plans $22M senior residences on Southside; FolkFood closes Downtown restaurant – Jacksonville Daily Record
Wednesday, November 30, 11:21 AM EST
Senior housing in Southside could soon take shape as the city reviews a permit application for the $22 million construction of Inspired Living at Jacksonville.
It is planned at 10776 Burnt Mill Road near the James Island community.
The application shows Inspired Living is designed with 43 memory care units and 109 assisted living units in a 127,234-square-foot building.
Part of the building will be three floors. Senior Living VII LLC, whose contact is Mark Bouldin, is the developer.
Bouldin is president of Kronos Capital Inc. of St. Petersburg, which wants to develop the project on 24.12 acres. It will be managed by Validus Senior Living of Tampa.
Validus CEO Steve Benjamin said Tuesday he anticipates breaking ground in February. NDC Construction is the contractor.
Edwards Engineering is the planner and engineer and WBRC Architects Engineer is the architect.
The validusseniorliving.com site says Inspired Living at Jacksonville will open in fall 2017.
Benjamin said there will be 150 units of licensed assisted living with a separate area for residents with memory care related challenges. Plans show 152.
He also said it will be “amenity heavy” and include wellness and fitness areas, anytime dining in a restaurant-style environment, a dog park, transportation services and health care related services facilitated by licensed nurses seven days a week.
Several weeks ago, A.C. “Chip” Skinner said Skinner family members were preparing to sell the land for senior housing.
The city is reviewing plans as the City Council Land Use & Zoning Committee takes up a rezoning application, 2016-704, that shows Kronos Capital wants to buy the property.
In previous deals, Kronos Capital has purchased property for development, after which Validus Senior Living operates the project.
The rezoning would