Tell us how the SMEBA membership can benefit you and your business.
investment in infrastructure
enhanced safety and crime deterrence
stronger relationships among community
A New Vision
Together we’ll create a vibrant, thriving neighborhood with walkable retail while positioning San Marco East as a target enterprise destination among our region’s business community.
What people are saying
“I’m excited about all of the development occurring along the Philips Highway corridor—it’s long overdue. SMEBA has been at the forefront in helping the areas transition and is dedicated to ensuring that the momentum continues.”
District 5 Councilwoman
“Prescott Group is excited to do our part to support the transformation of the neighborhood. The enhancements we’ve made to San Marco East Plaza help Jacksonville offer a unique and dynamic campus complete with increased green spaces, community areas and new activities.”
CEO & Founder
“The San Marco East Corridor offers a great mix of business, retail and growing residential opportunities in an urban setting poised for growth. We’re excited to be part of the San Marco East Business Association as it continues to champion the development of this burgeoning region.”
“SMEBA demonstrates the great things that can happen when a group of business leaders who are dedicated to their community come together in common purpose. I’m proud of the work this group has accomplished, and continues to accomplish, for our corridor and for our city. You haven’t seen anything yet!”
Watch What Develops
We are an alliance of businesses, civic leaders and citizens working to uplift the north Philips Highway corridor, known as the San Marco East Neighborhood—a gateway to historic San Marco, the Southbank and other developing downtown neighborhoods.