LandSouth Construction Begins Building Portiva Residences in Jacksonville

Portiva Rendering (2)

May 16, 2016

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- LandSouth Construction, a Jacksonville, Fla. based general contractor specializing in multifamily, senior housing and mixed-use development has begun construction on Portiva Residences, a $25 million luxury apartment community on Jacksonville’s Southside.

“We are proud to have been selected for this exciting project, which will expand options for apartment living in a popular area of Jacksonville,” said James Pyle, president, LandSouth Construction. “With spacious interiors, stylish finishes and amenities, the Portiva Residences lifestyle will offer the perfect balance between small-town comfort and big-city convenience.”

Portiva Residences is being developed by LIV Development of Birmingham, Ala. Charlan Brock and Associates of Maitland, Fla. is the architect. Completion is scheduled for November 2017.

With an impressive array of resort style amenities and features, there will be 260 garden style apartments nestled on 10 acres in eight four-story buildings with elevators.

Portiva Residences will be available in nine unique, generous one, two and three bedrooms, two bath, floor plans ranging from 836 SF to 1,605 SF square feet. Interiors will feature LVT flooring, granite countertops, solid wood cabinets, stainless steel appliances.

In addition to courtyard views, resort style amenities include large pool. spacious clubhouse, car wash, state-of-the art fitness room, cyber café and community party room. The clubhouse will be conveniently located on the bottom floor of Building A. Garage and surface parking will be available.

Located off J. Turner Butler at the Belfort Road exit, Portiva Residences is next to Dave & Buster’s restaurant. Just two exits from St. Johns Town Center’s bustling shopping, dining and entertainment destinations and 15 minutes from the Beaches.

“Portiva Residences is in a great location within a short drive to some of Jacksonville’s most popular destinations. In addition to offering residents a great place to live and relax, the community affords a unique quality of life in this budding area,” said Joe Passkiewicz, senior vice president of development, LandSouth Construction.

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, Lakeland, Davenport, Casselberry, Odessa and Orlando Fla., Mt. Pleasant, S.C. and senior housing in Bonita Springs, Fla.

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

In building Portiva Residences, LandSouth is using its unique integrated construction approach where each service component works together to provide a seamless delivery system.

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

For more information, visit or call 904.273.6004.

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