Young professionals and luxury condos and townhomes are synonymous with Southside. During the day, the streets are crowded and congested. As the sun sets, you’ll be enthused by Southside’s convenience, and its many options to shop, drink and eat.
Mainly young professionals and singles
Commuters that use Southside or JTB, or those who want a quick walk to work at the St. Johns Town Center area
Can be hectic during the days and nights, but that’s because this is the major new shopping and dining area for Jacksonville and St. Johns County
Not So Great For
Trendy residents who enjoy one of a kind boutiques and restaurants
Affordable with lots of housing options, including newer condominiums and townhomes
You’ll Fall in Love With
The ease with which you can get around
Southside: Commerce, commuters & lots of new development
The Southside real estate market is ripe with new development and has blossomed into a bustling business and shopping center. Centrally located, the Southside
is bordered by Arlington to the north and east, St. Johns County to the south and San Marco and I-95 to the west. Commuting, shopping and recreation are convenient. The Tinseltown area is hopping with a movie theater, restaurants, specialty shops, and thriving nightlife. The area is also home to the large yet elegantAvenues Mall, as well as the St. Johns Town Center – a 1.1 million-square-foot, open-air lifestyle center offering innovative new retail, residential, hotel, and dining choices forJacksonville shoppers. Residents enjoy local golf courses, abundant dining and entertainment, and easy access to the beaches via J. Turner Butler Boulevard.
Much of the residential construction here is new and there are lots to choose from in single family and condominiums. Young professionals flock here because of the ease of transitioning in and out, depending on where their career may take them.
The area is one of the largest areas of Jacksonville so it can take some help navigating initially. Because of the popularity of the area, traffic can be an issue here.