Jacksonville Business Journal: The Amelia Island Club's Ocean Clubhouse to undergo $10 million expansion, renovation

 

Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Published by the
Jacksonville Business Journal
By: Allison Colburn, Reporter - Real Estate & Economic Development


The Amelia Island Club has begun a $10 million renovation and expansion of its Ocean Clubhouse.

The project will increase the size of the clubhouse from 16,000 square feet to 23,000 square feet.

Front and Rear elevations of the proposed Amelia Island Club Ocean Clubhouse

Front and Rear elevations of the proposed Amelia Island Club Ocean Clubhouse

Renovations include the addition of a cabana in the back of the clubhouse near the pool and a 3,666-square-foot, two-story expansion of the clubhouse on the north side of the building, according to documents submitted to the St. Johns River Water Management District. A 5,000-square-foot fitness center on the south side of the building is also included in the plans.

The club, which was formed in 2010 and has about 1,200 members, offers access to two clubhouses, three golf courses, restaurants, pools and fitness activities. Its Ocean Clubhouse is located at 5 Ocean Club Drive. 

Rendering of the pool area of the renovated Amelia Island Club Ocean Clubhouse.

Rendering of the pool area of the renovated Amelia Island Club Ocean Clubhouse.

"We are embarking on a ten-year strategic plan designed to make us the premier family-oriented club in the region," David Shepler, general manager and chief operating officer of the club, said in a prepared statement.

Financing for the project is being provided by member equity and a $5.5 million loan. Ervin Lovett Miller is the architecture firm on the project, while the general contractor is Sauer Incorporated. The development team also includes Winter Park, Florida-based Ansana Interior Design.