City reviewing engineering plans for Baptist Medical Center at Seven Pines

The health care system proposes two buildings totaling 120,000 square feet at southeast Butler Boulevard and Interstate 295.

The Baptist Medical Center site is on Parcel 9 near Butler Boulevard.
The Baptist Medical Center site is on Parcel 9 near Butler Boulevard.
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Baptist Medical Center filed civil engineering plans with the city for a medical office campus on 10.52 acres in Seven Pines it bought in October 2021 for $10 million.

Pavilion Health Services Inc., which buys and holds properties for Baptist Health facilities, bought the land from Sawmill Timber LLC, comprising members of the Skinner family.

Civil engineering firm England-Thims & Miller Inc. of Jacksonville submitted plans April 11 that show a two-story, 52,000-square-foot medical office building and a future two-story, 68,000-square-foot medical office building.

The site plan for the Baptist Medical Center medical office campus in Seven Pines.

The project is called Baptist Medical at Seven Pines, which is at southeast Butler Boulevard and Interstate 295. The project site is at the northside end of Stillwood Pines Boulevard.

The project manager is Dallas-based e4h Environments for Health.

Upon the property deal, Sawmill member Edward Skinner Jones said the first sale in Seven Pines Village Center would be a Baptist Health center.

The master site plan for the Seven Pines community at Interstate 295 and Butler Boulevard south of the University of North Florida.

The deed covenants and restrictions said the use of the purchased property is restricted to the development and operation of medical facilities and commercial offices of no more than 120,000 square feet of space.

The medical facilities included but were not limited to “medical offices, ambulatory surgery center, supplemental, multispecialty clinic or imaging center.”

The agreement for sale and purchase was dated March 22, 2021.

The Village Center property is designed for food, commercial, entertainment, hotels and other uses. 

The Skinner family is selling land within the 1,063-acre Seven Pines property.

Seven Pines will comprise 1,600 single-family homes, apartments and more than 1 million square feet of commercial and retail space. It will include a 34-acre park with a lake. 

Seven Pines, previously referred to as the Southeast Quadrant, is the last large undeveloped Duval County site that remains of the Skinner family’s original 50,000 acres from the late 1800s. 

Seven Pines stands for the seven Skinner brothers who looked after the family’s large landholdings, 

 The property has been owned by the Skinners for more than a century for agricultural uses such as silviculture, cattle grazing and hunting.



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