JU Pays Almost $2M for Land Where it Plans Health Sciences Building

Jacksonville University has purchased a 6.6-acre site from OLT II Inc. for $1.98 million to develop a health sciences building. The three-story, 105,000-square-foot building, referred to as Dolphin Reef, will be located at 3412 University Blvd., just north of the JU campus. It will house medical offices, orthodontics, audiology, speech clinic, kinesiology, and classrooms for students. Stellar Group Inc. is the construction company responsible for building the $20 million project at 5491 Dolphin Point Blvd. The building will accommodate the Keigwin School of Nursing, the School of Applied Health Sciences, and the School of Orthodontics, along with associated programs. Completion is expected by fall 2019.