It’s no secret that development in St. Johns County is booming. In fact, it’s the 18th fastest growing county in the country. Top-rated schools, combined with new construction homes, are drawing in new residents and businesses are taking notice.
Retail in St. Johns County is Booming
Retail businesses are discovering in record numbers that the communities of St. Johns County offer incredible opportunities for growth. Rapid population growth in the area has made it more attractive to business owners, which in turn fuels even greater population growth. According to the St. Johns County building department report, the value of commercial building in the area more than doubled between the end of 2017 and the fourth quarter of 2018, up to $55.5 million. What’s also remarkable is the variety of types of retail that are moving to the county, including new independent boutiques and legacy brands.
Urban Conveniences are Closer than Ever
The retail and residential boom in St. Johns County proves that you no longer have to live in a large urban area in order to have easy access to desirable urban conveniences. New retail businesses that provide unique experiences compared to big box stores or brands that typically populate traditional malls are popping up in smaller areas that are experiencing new, sustained population growth. Residents in these communities no longer have to drive miles away to enjoy retail experiences that were once exclusive to city cores.
Retail Center at Beachwalk
Construction on an expansive retail center is underway at Beachwalk in St. Johns County. The development will include shops, restaurants, office spaces, and much more.
Now it’s easier than ever for residents of St. Johns County and the surrounding areas to experience the conveniences of urban living while remaining close to home. Are you ready to take advantage of all of the incredible benefits of life in St. Johns County? Discover life at Beachwalk, the area’s only community with a private beach and 14-acre lagoon, by visiting our model homes or by contacting us for more information.