Estuary LLC plans 569-lot Cypress Bluff residential project on 342 acres near Florida 9B
Vacant land around the Interstate 295 East Beltway and the new Florida 9B connector is in line for high-profile development.
Estuary LLC, a company led by members of the Davis family, seeks approvals there for a 569-lot residential project called Cypress Bluff.
The Davis family is a major landowner in South Jacksonville and the founder of Winn-Dixie Stores Inc.
Cypress Bluff is designed on almost 342 acres east of Florida 9B and less than a mile south of the 9B intersection with I-295.
The St. Johns River Water Management District is reviewing an application for the project.
Environmental Services Inc. is the consultant and England, Thims & Miller Inc. is the civil engineer.
The first phase of the development includes about 3,000 linear feet of collector roadway and associated utilities.
The “E-Town Parkway” consists of 0.6 mile of a four-lane divided roadway with a two-lane roundabout.
A. Dano Davis and his son, Jed Davis, are managers of Estuary LLC along with Burr Smith and E. Ellis Zahra Jr., according to state corporate records.
Dano Davis is the son of the late J.E. Davis, who was the chairman of Winn-Dixie Stores Inc.
The PARC Group is the project applicant’s contact. Jed Davis is a past officer of The PARC Group, which is developing Nocatee, a major housing community in St. Johns County on Davis property.
The first phase of the Davis 9B project consists of Cypress Bluff and the roadway. Future development will comprise single-family, multifamily and commercial projects.