CRANE ISLAND OVERVIEW

 

 

HIGHLIGHTS

This page is dedicated to one thing in giving you the facts of where we are at Crane Island at any given point in time. Think of this as the “just the facts” page to help you know when we started, how much we have sold, how much we have built, and so on.  Come back often as we will keep this page updated so you are in the know.

 

WHAT MATTERS HERE -
JACK HEALAN, JR
  • Percent Of Community Sold 50% 50%

COMMUNITY

185 acres / 113 lots

River House Amenity - Pool, Gym, Bocce Court, Club Room, Fire Pit, Canoe & Paddle Storage

15 Acre Crane Island Park

2.5 Mile River To Sea Trail

Alice Park - 800 feet on Intracoastal Waterway

 

DEVELOPMENT 

Purchased in 2014

Infrastructure Began in Fall of 2017 & Completed Dec 2018

Address is City Of Fernandina Beach

City Water & Wastewater

Natural Gas

AT&T Fiber To Home (Gigabit)

 

PROCESS

1. Homesite Selection & Closing

2. Select From Dozens Of Home Plans Or Architect Path

3. Select 1 of 4 Crane Island Builders

Important Timelines

Start Construction 12 Months From Homesite Closing

Complete Home Within 18 months Of Starting (most take 10 to 12 months)

*Build A Garage Carriage House To Qualify Construction Compulsion

SALES

Sales Began Summer 2018

 57 - Lot Closings 

14 - Homes Completed

18 - Additional Homes Under Construction

16 - Homes In Final Design Stages Will Begin In 6 months Or Less

 

HOMES - COMPLETED
HOMES - UNDERWAY & IN DESIGN REVIEW
TIMELINE
2014

PURCHASE

The Purchase of Crane Island took place in early 2014 by Mr. Saad Wallan & Jack Healan, Jr. The vision of Crane Island begins.

2016

PLANNING

The Vision of Crane lsland has always been centered on two important principles:
-Stewardship Of The Natural Environment so that we can save trees
- Timeless Design Based On Historic Precedent

Crane Island retains Historical Concepts to develop the Land Plan & Architectural Guidelines

Crane Island Hires Dr. Michael Coffey to lead the charge on Low Impact Development & Water Management

2017

SITE WORK BEGINS

With approval from Nassau County on the new Land Plan of just 113 homes (down from 169), the team set off to begin the early stages of roadways, utilities, and the network of parks.

2018

PHASE 1 OPENS - SALES BEGIN

Phase 1 consisting of 47 homesites received Plat approval in May of 2018. This was an important Milestone as the infrastructure to support construction of homes was complete. We also signed on our 4 Participating Builders with:
- Cam Bradford Homes
- DF Luxury Homes
- Pickett Construction
- Riverside Homes
Noteworthy Moments In 2018
1. Southern Living selects Crane Island as the site location for 2019 Idea House.
2. Builders Begin Model Homes & 1st Resident Home.
3. 3. Lots Closed in first 6 months of Selling
4. The first Park facing Lots 7-9 & 10 Opened
5. All Roads Paved
6. Sitework began on River House Amenity

2019

SOUTHERN LIVING IDEA HOUSE & PROGRESS

Major Progress in 2019 with the opening of 33 Additional homesites along Alice Park & Cottage District. Major Milestones Include:
Southern Living Idea House Opens and brings in 15,000 visitors.
20 - Lot Closings by end of year
First Owner Moves In
3 Model Homes Sold Including Southern Living Idea House
River House set to open in Feb 2020.
All Roads & Utilities done for all 113 homesites.
6 Homes Built in 2019 with 8 Additional to Start by April 2020.

2020

2020 PROGRESS

DEVELOPMENT:

1. River House Open

2. River House Dock Open

3. 3 Property Owner Boat Arrivals

4. Crane Island hosts the Pirates Invasion Of Crane Island 5K Running Event with 200 runners

5. 2 New Releases - Cottage District 107 - 113) & New River Homesites (81 to 85). Plat Approved for River Lots.

ROOFTOPS:

5. 8 Homes Completed & 11 Under Construction

6. 12 New Homes - In Planning & Permitting.

SALES 2020:

- 16 lot closings

- 5 Additional Lots Under Contract

- 3 Home Closings (Including Southern Living Idea House, 31 & 9)

- 12 Signed New Home Construction Agreements + 5 New Agreements In Process

- 6 New Builders Spec Homes Underway Or Will Begin By March 2021.

 

2021

2021 PROGRESS

DEVELOPMENT:
1. 7 New River Lots 86-90 & 105&106 Released - Plat Date Summer 2021 For Recording & Closings

SALES 2021:

-  5 Lot Closings
-  5 Lots Under Contract
-  4 New Home Build Agreements

SALES - LIFE OF PROJECT

- 57 Total Lot Closings

- 14 Completed Homes

- 22 New Construction Agreements Signed + 12 In Process

- 4 Spec Homes Available For Sale

John A Hillman

John A Hillman

Broker - Vice President of Sales & Marketing

843-475-6686

john@craneisland.com