Jacksonville, FL Office Overview
Jacksonville city proper includes the Baymeadows Center, Southbank, and Deercreek office submarkets. With a metropolitan population of nearly 1.5 million people, the economy in Jacksonville is largely driven by the defense and transportation sectors that increasingly create an ever growing demand for Class A office space in the metropolitan area.
As of mid-2017, the Greater Jacksonville office market encompasses over 28 million square feet of existing office space in properties larger than 50,000 square feet. Located in Northeastern Florida, Jacksonville is the third-largest seaport in the State of Florida and is the financial center of North Florida.
Jacksonville, FL Office Inventory Description
Jacksonville is home to the third-largest military presence in the country, right behind San Diego and Norfolk, Va. With a gross metropolitan product of over $68 billion annually, there is strong demand for Class A office space in the Jacksonville regional area. Nearly 64% of the office space in Jacksonville is Class A or A+, with Class B product adding an additional 35% of office inventory to the Jacksonville commercial real estate market.
Some of the most robust demand for Class A office space in Jacksonville is seen in the Northbank office submarket. Located along the St. Johns River, between Jefferson Street and the State Route 1 interchange, portfolio properties such as the Wells Fargo Center, EverBank Center, and the One Enterprise Center at 225 Water Street can be found.
Jacksonville, FL Commercial Inventory Breakdown
Total: 31,755,450 SF
By square footage range:
- 50k to 100k SF: 6,059,307 SF / 19.08% of total office
- 100k to 500k SF: 20,386,218 SF / 64.2% of total office
- 500k to 1M SF: 5,309,925 SF / 16.72% of total office
- Class A: 18,899,284 SF / 59.52% of total office
- Class B: 11,011,152 SF / 34.67% of total office
- Class C: 369,598 SF / 1.16% of total office
Top 10 Largest Office Buildings
|Office building||Address||Sqft||Year built|
|EverBank Center||301 West Bay Street, 32202||956,201||1983|
|Bank of America Tower||50 North Laura Street, 32202||724,852||1990|
|Park Place at Nocatee||SEC Nocatee Pkwy & Valley Ridge Blvd, 32256||675,000||n/a|
|701 San Marco||701 San Marco Blvd, 32207||658,822||1985|
|Wells Fargo Center||1 Independent Drive, 32202||648,313||1975|
|Eight Forty One||841 Prudential Drive, 32207||593,185||1955|
|Blue Cross Blue Shield Building||532 Riverside Avenue, 32202||550,000||1950|
|14000 Citicards Way||14000 Citicards Way, 32258||503,552||2004|
|601, 661 Riverside Avenue & 561, 599 Computer Power Place||601 Riverside Avenue, 32204||475,986||1952|
|4800 East Deer Lake Drive||4800 East Deer Lake Drive, 32246||452,873||1992|
Most Recently-Built Office Buildings
|Office building||Address||Sqft||Year built|
|Baptist North Medical Campus||11236 Baptist Health Drive, 32218||58,000||2016|
|10426 Alta Drive||10426 Alta Drive, 32226||50,671||2016|
|Jessie Ball duPont Center||40 East Adams Street, 32202||128,375||2015|
|UF Health Jacksonville North||15255 Max Leggett Pkwy, 32218||210,000||2014|
|6703 Southpoint Drive North||6703 Southpoint Drive North, 32216||61,425||2013|
|1536 North Jefferson Street||1536 North Jefferson Street, 32209||134,661||2012|
|6061 Gate Pkwy||6061 Gate Pkwy, 32256||110,816||2009|
|Blue Cross & Blue Shield Campus - Building 900||4800 Deerwood Campus Pkwy, 32246||289,923||2008|
|Blue Cross & Blue Shield Campus - Building 800||4800 Deerwood Campus Pkwy, 32246||205,327||2008|
|10140 Centurion Pkwy North||10140 Centurion Pkwy North, 32256||109,067||2008|
Jacksonville, FL Green Office Space
Through mid-year 2017, nearly 38% of the commercial office buildings that are larger than 50,000 square feet are classified as green or energy efficient buildings. Back in 2005 this percentage was less than 5%, showing a marked increase in just a few years.
The 2017 National Green Building Adoption Index surveyed the top 30 U.S. markets for energy efficient properties. To date, Jacksonville hasn't yet made the list, but with numerous LEED certified projects underway both the availability and demand for green office property in the city is growing.
One example of an energy efficient, LEED-certified office building in Jacksonville, FL is Waterview I & II on Deerwood Park Boulevard. Located in the Deerwood neighborhood of the city, with nearly 170,000 square feet of space this Class A office property was built in 2002 and was awarded a LEED Silver certified rating.
Jacksonville, FL's Top Office-Using Sectors
Demand for office space and commercial real estate in Jacksonville, FL is driven by an energetic mix of business and industry including banking & financial services, transportation & logistics, defense, and Fortune 500 companies.
- EnergyBanking & Financial Services – EverBank, America Bancorp, Atlantic Coast Financial, and VyStar Credit Union are a few of the financial service businesses that generate demand for white collar office employment in Jacksonville.
- EnergyTransportation & Logistics – CSX Corporation and RailAmerica are just two examples of businesses that benefit from the Port of Jacksonville seaport and the shipping hub of the Jacksonville International Airport.
- EnergyDefense – Office demand in the city is also driven by the countless businesses that service the Naval Submarine Base, the Naval Air Station, and the Naval Station Mayport in the Jacksonville region.
- EnergyFortune 500 Headquarters – Demand for Class A office space in Jacksonville is also created by the numerous corporate head offices in the city, including Fidelity National Financial, Interline Brands, and Southeastern Grocers.
- Total Population846,951
- Male Population(48.4 %) 409,683
- Female Population(51.6 %) 437,268
- Median Age35.70
- Average Household Income$64,229
- Median Household Income$46,764
- Median Income Under 25$24,015
- Median Income 25-44$48,338
- Median Income 45-64$55,193
- Median Income Over 65$37,536
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- Confederate Point Demographics
- Deercreek Demographics
- Deerwood Demographics
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- Highlands Demographics
- LaVilla Demographics
- Northbank Demographics
- Pickwick Park Demographics
- Regency Demographics
- Riverside Demographics
- Royal Lakes Demographics
- Sans Souci Demographics
- Southbank Demographics
- Southpoint Demographics
- Spring Park Demographics
- Springfield Demographics
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