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Colliers' directors of retail Katy Figg and Nancy Sumner represent VyStar at 100 W. Bay Street in lease agreement with Bread & Board

The Bread & Board is coming Downtown, and it’s not coming alone.

The Jacksonville restaurant announced March 6 it will open at 100 W. Bay St. this summer. The building is part of VyStar Credit Union's headquarters campus.

The 7,200-square-foot project will include a specialty marketplace called  Bread & Board Provisions, a “farmers-market bazaar of sorts” with culinary offerings and local retailers. The restaurant will be about 5,000 square feet and the marketplace is 2,200 square feet.

“We are excited to have been approached by VyStar about leasing the space, and for the chance to expand our restaurant concept,” Dwayne Beliakoff, co-founder of The Bread & Board, said in a news release.

Food, beverage and retail partners in the Bread & Board Provisions market include:

• Good Dough, handmade from-scratch doughnuts.

• Alewife Craft Beer Bottle Shop, craft beer taproom and bottle shop.

• Bee Friends Farm, Florida raw honey.

• Layered: Cakes & Sweets by Anita Adams, cakes, cookies and pastries.

• Martin Coffee, Jacksonville’s original specialty coffee roaster.

• Saturiwa Trading Company, fresh local and seasonal produce and specialty ingredients.

• Bark Urban Dog Boutique, natural foods, novelties and baked treats for dogs.

Beliakoff said the concept is designed as an alternative to a traditional food court.


The Bread & Board and Bread & Board Provisions is coming to 100 W. Bay St. This image shows the VyStar signs planned for the building.
“The market will allow guests to immerse themselves in the best tastes, retail and authentic experiences from top local vendors, artisans, specialty purveyors, pastry chefs and craft beer certified Cicerones,” Beliakoff said.

The Bread & Board will offer made-to-order sandwiches and sandwich boards, salads and entrees along with a selection of grab-and-go items.

VyStar is moving its headquarters and up to 1,000 people Downtown. In addition to the Bay Street building, it owns VyStar Tower next door at 76 S. Laura St.

“As we continue settling into our new home Downtown and building out our VyStar Campus, we are committed to finding creative ways to bring the community together,” said VyStar President and CEO Brian Wolfburg.

“We are eager to forge partnerships with local businesses such as The Bread & Board that have a shared vision of contributing to a more dynamic Downtown Jacksonville by stimulating the local economy and growing a tightknit community that can be enjoyed by all," he said in the release. 

Thomas Duke Architecture, in collaboration with Micamy Design is the project designer.

The news release said the design will feature repurposed timber and hardwood, and granite and marble surfaces.

The layout will feature communal and traditional seating with cafe tables, taproom bar stools and small benches. There will be a breezeway and outdoor seating.  The marketplace will have a kitchen.

Amanda Kinkade of Kinkade Commercial represented The Bread & Board and Katy Figg and Nancy Sumner with the Jacksonville office of Colliers International represented VyStar in the lease agreement.

“As Downtown development continues to gain momentum, local restaurants and retailers are investing in Jacksonville’s central business district," Figg said. "We hope this transaction inspires other local restaurant groups to invest in Downtown and become part of the neighborhood’s revitalization."

Beliakoff and Jonathan Cobbs founded Bread & Board in 2017 at 1033 Oak St. in Five Points and intend to open a second location in St. John’s Town Center North this spring. 

Read more about the transaction here.

Source | Jax Daily Record

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Katy Figg

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Sumner-Figg Team

Katy Figg and Nancy Sumner, Senior Directors of Colliers Northeast Florida, are consistent in providing real results for their clients with their dynamic approach to Landlord representation. Katy and Nancy are the sole retail brokerage team in the region exclusively dedicated to Landlord leasing, supported by a multi-faceted international firm that offers a range of services to benefit their diverse portfolio.

The team’s concentration in this niche provides their clients with invaluable resources and unparalleled expertise.  Their experience extends to engaging across all phases of ground-up, mixed-use retail, and redevelopment projects. Katy and Nancy’s portfolio of 2.5 million square feet consists of grocery anchored and power centers, boutique retail, and mixed use developments. The team has a comprehensive approach to marketing a project, including an in-depth understanding of the trade area and competition, creating a an intentional merchandising plan to deliver the highest and best uses that incentivize cross- shopping between retailers, and developing strategic target list using void analysis, retail marketplace profiles, along with several other Colliers resources.

Katy and Nancy continue to grow their revenue along with their portfolio year over year; in 2021 the team closed 56 deals with a transaction total of over $31m, with over 113,000 square feet leased and over 212 acres sold. Both Nancy and Katy have been active members of ICSC for over 15 years, are consistently named Costar Power Brokers, and have provided their expertise in a number of media articles focused on commercial real estate in North Florida. 


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Nancy Sumner

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I most recently served as a North Florida market Partner and Senior Leasing Advisor for The Shopping Center Group, where I  managed 40 properties totaling more than 7.5 million square feet of retail space.  I have  over 12 years’ experience in landlord representation and lease negotiations in retail services to grow Colliers International
Northeast Florida’s landlord services. I specialize in neighborhood shopping centers, ground-up, mix-use retail, grocery-anchored and redevelopment projects through a meticulous understanding of the surrounding trade areas giving landlords analysis of the voids within the submarket to attract new retailers.


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