Renovation Plans Underway for The Ambassador Hotel

The Vestcor Companies is proud to announce their collaboration with Augustine Development Group to rehabilitate the Ambassador Hotel block in downtown Jacksonville. Axis Hotels LLC, an affiliate of Augustine Development Group, purchased the Ambassador Hotel and the surrounding block in July 2018. The principles, Bryan Greiner and George Bochis, have laid out a vision for…

Ambassador Hotel incentives ready for City Council

The incentives package to help a St. Augustine-based developer restore the former Ambassador Hotel downtown and build an apartment complex next door is on its way to City Council. The Mayor’s Budget Review Committee OK’d legislation language for the project on Monday. Incentives include a $1.5 million grant from the Downtown Historic Preservation and Revitalization…

Cortez on the Water

Tucked away along a quiet stretch of St. Augustine shoreline, Cortez on the Water is a brand new luxury townhome community calling residents and their boats to enjoy deepwater slips, marina hookups and recreational amenities; all located right on St. Augustine’s Salt Run. A finite number of units are planned, so buyers must claim their…

Ambassador Hotel

The Ambassador hotel building was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983. A Part 2 with conditions has been approved for the Ambassador Hotel. The property is located in the Downtown Jacksonville National Register Historic District near City Hall and the federal and County Courthouse complexes. The now vacant Ambassador Hotel, originally…