Grocery Store Approved for Vilano Beach

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Real Estate Broker/Owner with Barbara B. Jenness, P.A. - St. Augustine, FL BK694140

A proposed grocery store for Vilano Beach is hopefully coming soon. St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners today approved all non-zoning variance for the 3.64 acres in the Vilano Beach Town Center that is bounded by Coastal Highway, Vilano Road, and Poplar Avenue. The developers will now hopefully purchase the property from the FDIC and move forward with their plans to bring a much needed grocery store to Vilano Beach. The timeframe the commissioners agreed to was 30 months for the building permits to be approved.

Grocery Store Site Plan

The developers agreed to limit the signage heights to 24" on the front and back of buildings B, C, and D and to keep the signage height on the grocery story to 36".  More details about this proposal can be found on my previous blog. Additionally, more information on Vilano Beach's design guidelines can be found here.

My neighbors & I have been trying to get a grocery store in Vilano Beach for years. Hopefully, the end is in sight. Thanks to the many community volunteers that have helped to make this happen.

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Barbara Jenness takes joy in assisting people in buying or selling their home or land in northeast Florida (St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra,  and Jacksonville). She is a community activist and leader serving as President of Friends of A1A 2008-2010, Past President of Scenic & Historic A1A in St. Johns County for over 10 years, and past vice-president of Vilano Beach Main Street (North Shores Improvement Association). She is a past president for WCR in St. Augustine and a member of South Ponte Vedra Civic Association, Porpoise Point, Serenata Beach Club, and Palencia. She founded and is a Past President of the St. Augustine Regional Council (StAR Council) to promote the St. Augustine area to individuals outside the region.

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Marjorie Taylor
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Happy to hear that the grocery store was approved.  Hopefully soon, you and your neighbors will be able bike or stroll to get a loaf of bread or Publix yummy Spinach Artichoke dip with asagio cheese!

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