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Jax Daily Record Friday, Feb. 12, 202105:00 AM EST

Vestcor opens Lofts at Brooklyn apartments

Units in the workforce housing community are reserved for residents making less than 80% of the area median income.
by: Max Marbut Associate Editor

The Vestcor Companies opened Lofts at Brooklyn, a 133-unit community in the Brooklyn area of Downtown, on Feb. 11.

“We are proud that this community provides 80 workforce housing units in the Brooklyn neighborhood,” said Ryan Hoover, president of TVC Development, in a news release.

The club room of the Lofts at Brooklyn.

The property at 190 Chelsea St. comprises studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments. Amenities include a fitness center, internet café, resident lounge with billiards and shuffleboard, clubroom with a kitchen and TVs, a pavilion with grills and a dog walk area. 

Lofts at Brooklyn is a workforce housing community with 80 units reserved for residents making less than 80% of the area median income and 53 reserved for residents making less than 140% of the area median income. 

A combination of financial support from the Jacksonville Housing Finance Authority,  Downtown Investment Authority and Florida Housing Finance Corp. made the community possible, according to the release.

Summit Contracting Group was the contractor and Group 4 Design Inc. was the architect. 

The lounge area.
The internet cafe at the Lofts at Brooklyn


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