Miami’s Urban Development Review Board (UDRB) will consider plans for a 12-story hotel proposed for Jungle Island at 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail on Watson Island in Miami. Designed by EoA Architecture and developed by ESJ Capital Partners, the proposal calls for a botanical garden-themed hotel with 300 rooms and a 7-story parking garage with 965 spaces. The hotel would offer several amenities, including a second-story lobby, dining areas, meeting rooms, retail spaces, and a massive rooftop pool deck.
In December 2021, Shad Khan, the owner of the Jacksonville Jaguars, told reporters that he felt Jacksonville was going “downhill.” In an effort to draw more visitors into the area, Khan’s development group, Iguana Investments, is focusing on a new Four Seasons in Duval County. Khan has been working on this venture since 2017.
YIMBY spotted a series of additional renderings and diagrams of the 24.7-acre Shipyards Mixed-Use Development proposed by Iguana Investments along the Northbank of St. Johns River in Downtown Jacksonville. Designed by Dallas-based HKS Architects, the…
Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Khan is planning an ambitious mixed-use project just south of TIAA Bank Field and the Hart Bridge Expressway in Downtown Jacksonville. Iguana Investments, Khan’s development company, just recently received approvals from the city’s Downtown Investment Authority (DIA) to build a 170-room hotel along with 25 for-sale luxury residences and a 90,000-square-foot office building on the site of the former Kids Kampus by Metropolitan Park. Although there is no formal agreement in place, Four Seasons Hotel & Residences may be the intended brand for the hotel and residential component.