Work commences on new cafe, retail job

Jax Beach Town Center — a proposed multi-million dollar restaurant, retail and event facility — plans to open in mid-2022 at the former Campeche Bay Cantina and Ruby Beach Brewing Co. sites in Jacksonville Beach.

The previous is giving way to the new in downtown Jacksonville Beach front.

Jax Seashore Town Heart — a proposed multi-million dollar restaurant, retail and celebration facility by veteran developer Marc Angelo — is relocating forward by tearing down the former Campeche Bay Cantina and Ruby Beach Brewing Co. buildings. 

Demolition of the adjacent cafe and brewery commenced Jan. 28 to clear all those sites for a prepared 19,000-square-foot, two-tale building made to accommodate at minimum 1 restaurant, a rooftop lounge, party space and probably retail retailers.

Found a block from the beach at 127 and 131 1st Ave. N., Jax Beach front City Center  fronts Latham Plaza, regarded the heart of the community well-liked with people and website visitors alike.

“We are demolishing the structures as we communicate, and we are hoping to solidify our tenants and then we will begin construction,” Angelo told the Periods-Union on Monday.

Angelo hopes to start off construction as quickly as the demolition is performed and to open up in mid-2022. 

To make room for the proposed Jax Beach Town Center restaurant and retail development project, demolition of the former Campeche Bay Cantina and Ruby Beach Brewing Co. buildings began late last month.

“1 corner of the constructing will be a cafe that will have a rooftop dining balcony, which would have an ocean watch and excellent see of Latham Park,” he stated.

On the primary ground, Angelo reported, there could be a 2nd restaurant or retail place. An event area upstairs also is becoming regarded as.

Angelo said he has a few of “solid prospective customers” for tenants but declined to recognize them due to the fact the particulars haven’t be finalized.