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Jax Daily Record Monday, Sep. 20, 202105:00 AM EST

Homes, town houses planned along Powers Avenue

About 74.2 acres of Skinner property is planned for development by Lennar Homes.

About 74.2 acres of Skinner property is slated for single-family and multifamily town house development along Powers Avenue.

The July 9, 2021, site plan shows that Lennar Homes LLC of Miami is the developer of the infill project.

The city enacted Ordinances 2021-0407 and 0408 on Sept. 14 to rezone the site and change the land use of the vacant property, which is across Powers Avenue from Samuel W. Wolfson School for Advanced Studies.

Plans show 130 single-family homes and 337 town houses.

The site plan for the property.

The multifamily portion comprises 46 buildings.

Plans show 34 eight-unit buildings; one seven-unit building; seven six-unit buildings; two five-unit buildings; and two three-unit buildings.

The ordinances say the “Arthur Chester Skinner, Jr. Revocable Living Trust Dated September 10, 1981” is the property owner. Wyman Duggan with the Rogers Towers law firm represented the owner in the rezoning and land use.

England-Thims & Miller Inc. is the civil engineer. 

The zoning was changed from Industrial Business Park to Planned Unit Development. The land use was changed from Business Park and Light Industrial to Medium Density Residential.

The property is bounded by the Florida East Coast Railway rail yard, Baker Skinner Park, Powers Avenue and a personal storage facility.

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