New restaurant would be the third location in Northeast Florida.
The city approved construction for Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers in Town Center Promenade at 4458 Town Center Parkway.
Centerpoint Contracting Inc. is the contractor for the $800,000 project to build a 3,213-square-foot restaurant.
There are two area Freddy’s now – at 14016 Beach Blvd. in Jacksonville and at 386 Blanding Blvd. in Orange Park.
Smash Jax seeks approval to sell beer, wine and liquor
Smash Jax LLC, the developer of the proposed pingpong hall at 8206 Philips Highway, seeks a zoning exception for the on-premise consumption of beer, wine and liquor.
Smash Jax is led by Elaine Ashourian. Dennis Klee is the agent.
Ash Properties and Klee plan to build-out Smash pingpong in Baymeadows Junction at Philips Highway and Baymeadows Road.
Ash Properties’ leadership owns Baymeadows Junction.
Klee owned the Harmonious Monks restaurants.
The almost 13,000-square-foot Smash space will accommodate 20 pingpong tables, two bars, a kitchen and restaurant seating for 265 people, Klee said previously.
There also will be four private areas for corporate and other events.
Academy game for renovation
Academy Sports + Outdoors intends to remodel its 8-year-old Atlantic North store at 11901 Atlantic Blvd., at Kernan Boulevard.
The city is reviewing plans to remodel the interior of the almost 68,000-square-foot store at a cost of $868,348. PB2 Architecture + Engineering of Rogers, Arkansas, is the architect.
The building scope of work comprises minor interior and exterior renovations that include a new customer service and checkout area and gun vault room, a new fixture layout, interior finish updates and a restroom renovation.