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Cross Regions Group announces groundbreaking of JU's newest location at The Fountains at St. Johns
By: Cross Regions Group
The Fountains at St. Johns will be Jacksonville University's first learning site in St. Johns County and its second location beyond the Jacksonville area. The first floor of the two-story, 12,000-square-
"Jacksonville University is thrilled to continue expanding our regional footprint by bringing our in-demand healthcare sciences programs to a new learning site at The Fountains development in St. Johns County," said Dr. Christine Sapienza, Executive Vice President of Partnership and Development, Jacksonville University. "We are particularly excited to explore and develop unique learning opportunities at this strategically located site, which sits right in the heart of a rapidly-growing area and next door to the outstanding Ascension St. Vincent's Health Center - St. Johns."
Jacksonville University's Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences is the region's premier provider of healthcare science and applied health science education, offering immersive, hands-on learning experiences from highly qualified faculty and staff, and through hundreds of industry partnerships. To address the growing gap in primary care services and dire workforce shortages across critical healthcare disciplines, Brooks Rehabilitation College is committed to preparing healthcare professionals for careers defined by excellence in practice, community service, and lifelong professional development.
Construction on the new facility will begin in May 2023, with completion anticipated in Summer 2024.
Cross Regions Group's The Fountains at St. Johns is a mixed-use medical and retail development that includes Ascension St. Vincent's Health Center - St. Johns. In process or under construction are a 160-room Home 2 Suites by Hilton hotel, 174 upscale apartments with 30,000 square feet of retail on first floor, 276 apartments from Madison Capital, a 13,000-square-
"Jacksonville has become a globally recognized healthcare hub and Jacksonville University is advancing its position and expanding its reach as a leader in cutting-edge healthcare education," said Cross Regions Group President and CEO David Ergisi. "Our vision is to provide an ideal site in a convenient location, and we are honored to have Jacksonville University coming soon to The Fountains at St. Johns."
For more information, visit www.crossregions.com.