LandSouth Construction breaks ground on $23 million mixed use community

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Feb 22, 2016

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - LandSouth Construction, a Jacksonville, Fla. based general contractor specializing in multifamily, senior housing and mixed-use development has begun construction on Village on the Avenue, a $23 million mixed-use apartment community that includes retail in Lakeland, Fla.

Village on the Avenue is being developed by Village Partners of Davenport, Fla. and designed by James S. Carr, A.I.A. & Associates, LLC of Malvern, Penn. Located at 6720 South Florida Ave. in Lakeland, Fla., the 12-acre, gated community is scheduled for completion in May 2017.

“LandSouth Construction has been building exceptional multifamily communities and mixed-use projects for 18 years, and we are thrilled to announce the ground breaking for Village on the Avenue, which will demonstrate the workmanship, quality and value that our experienced team has become known for,” said James Pyle, LandSouth CEO/President.

Village on the Avenue will feature 259 extraordinary garden style apartment homes in six four-story buildings with two elevators in each building.

Residents will be able to choose from 10 different 732 to 1,375 square foot floor plans ranging from one, two or three bedrooms with one or two baths. The spacious apartment homes will feature a host of luxury features, including stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, in-unit washer and dryer, and individually controlled heating and air conditioning systems. Each apartment home will have a private balcony or patio.

Over 20,000 square feet of resort style amenities include an expansive clubhouse, modern fitness center, large pool and deck, mail kiosk, tot lot, pet park and bike racks. Plenty of surface parking will be available as well as 40 garages.

“We are finding owners and developers like the dynamic combination of mixed use and location. The Village on the Avenue is close to shopping, employment centers and restaurants as well as all the ideal location to take advantage of all the natural recreation and entertainment venues the area has to offer,” added Joe Passkiewicz, senior vice president of development, LandSouth.

LandSouth Construction is currently working on apartments and mixed-use developments throughout the Southeast including Lawrenceville, Ga., Boynton Beach, Daytona Beach, Delray Beach, Sanford, Jacksonville, Davenport, Casselberry, Odessa and Orlando Fla., Mt. Pleasant, S.C. and senior housing in Bonita Springs, Fla.

Entering its 18th year, LandSouth Construction has completed more than 12,000 multifamily units, including apartments, senior living, condominiums, and townhomes.

For the construction of the Village on the Avenue, LandSouth is using its unique integrated construction approach where each service component works together to provide a seamless delivery system.

LandSouth’s construction management components have been designed and refined to be complementary. Each is performance enhanced with proven procedures, tested systems and the very latest construction technology. By emphasizing results and exceptional service, LandSouth Construction has created a construction process to provide the best possible value for clients.

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LandSouth Construction, the Southeast's premier general contractor specializing in multifamily, senior housing and mixed use development, was recently named one of the nation’s Top 25 apartment builders by the National Multifamily Housing Council and Fastest Growing Companies in Florida and a Best Place to Work by the Jacksonville Business Journal. Since 1998 the firm has transformed ideas into first-class communities by providing superior construction management services while building long-term relationships. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla. LandSouth has completed more than 12,000 multifamily units including apartments, hotels, senior living, student and military housing, condominiums, townhomes and mixed use. LandSouth builds projects of the highest quality, aesthetic relevance and enduring value. For more information, call 904.273.6004 or visit