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Spanning across 1,550 acres of land and adjacent to state-protected parks, Tributary is filled with natural waterways and majestic evergreen forests to explore. With a commitment to connecting people to the outdoors, this master-planned community has partnered with renowned Avid Trails to immerse residents in the area’s natural beauty. These trails will encourage physical fitness, a healthy lifestyle, and outdoor living at its finest. Check out all that the new Tributary trail system will have to offer.

Avid Trails

Avid Trails is a trail design company with extensive experience and knowledge in creating hiking, biking, and fitness trails. Founded in 2014, Avid Trails has developed sustainable nature trails across the country, and recently coordinated with GreenPointe Developers for a nature trail system at TrailMark, located in St. Augustine, FL. This community will feature approximately 23 miles of trails at build-out. The current 10+ mile network is designed to appeal to a wide variety of users, from casual walkers to competitive runners and cyclists. Some trails feature obstacles for climbing while others are punctuated by technical features for mountain bikers.

At Tributary, the trails will wind throughout the community and provide direct access points to the Nassau River and neighboring trailheads of the Four Creeks State Forest. These connections will allow residents to discover all their natural neighbors provide, including kayaking, fishing, horseback riding, and more. The trail system will also connect Tributary neighborhoods to the Tributary Regional Park that is now under construction. Here, residents will soon enjoy baseball and multi-purpose fields, picnic areas, a playground, a dog park, and canoe and kayak launch points.

person holding a trail map
Photo courtesy of Avid Trails/Trailmark

Enhanced Outdoor Living

By applying best planning practices, these future trails will be intertwined throughout the community connecting playgrounds, parks, kayak parks and a variety of amenities designed to encourage discovery and enjoyment of the beautiful scenery in and around the community.

Nature is known to enhance people’s lifestyles, as it is beneficial to both physical and mental health. Studies have shown that the average American spends around 10 hours of the day looking at a screen. Exposure to nature has been linked to benefits including, improved attention, lower stress, and an overall better mood. This trail system is an amazing way for residents to unplug, unwind, and live a more relaxed lifestyle by taking the time to indulge in nature.


Photo courtesy of Avid Trails/Trailmark

Explore More at Tributary

Located just north of Jacksonville, Florida, Tributary offers an impressive selection of new single-family homes from the $300s built by Dream Finders Homes, Lennar, and Richmond American Homes. Additionally, Tributary announced the addition of Lakeview 55+, Nassau County’s newest active-adult neighborhood. Only 15 minutes to the south, you’ll find the Jacksonville International Airport and River City Marketplace, a major regional shopping, dining, and entertainment destination.

At Tributary, residents Explore More with a prime natural location and a growing collection of private on-site amenities. The Lookout lakefront resident clubhouse is set to open next spring and will feature a fitness studio, resort-inspired pool, pickleball courts, a playground, dog park, and more.

Tributary’s Model Home Village features six designer-decorated models and is open daily for tours. Be sure to download the Digital Brochure, which will give you an overview of the community and surrounding area. You can also connect with Tributary on Facebook and Instagram to stay updated on the latest progress within the community. To learn more, visit TributaryLiving.com or contact the Tributary team at 904.299.6124.

The 2022 lineup of North Florida events is already growing fast. From football games and marathons to musical performances and car shows, this area has something for every member of the family. While new events are being added every day, discover just a few of the North Florida events and annual traditions locals look forward to attending year after year.

January 2022

January 9: NFL Gameday
Cheer on the Jacksonville Jaguars as they take on the Indianapolis Colts for the last NFL game of the regular season, right here at the TIAA Bank Stadium.

January 21-22: Jacksonville Symphony
For two nights only, listen to the Jacksonville Symphony bring the music of Star Wars: Return of the Jedi to life at the Times-Union Center. This powerful music experience will take listeners on a journey through a Death Star rebellion, climactic duels and more.

January 25-30: Dear Evan Hansen
The Broadway musical Dear Evan Hansen will be taking the stage at the Times-Union Center. Discover the heartwarming Broadway hit that has won six 2017 Tony Awards and the 2018 Grammy for Best Musical Theater Album.

January 28-30: Jacksonville Boat Show
The Jacksonville Boat Show is taking place this year at the Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center. There will be a large variety of boats on display, including fishing, skiing, cruisers, personal watercrafts and more. Vendors will also be set up for all your boating needs.

February 2022

February 6-8: DONNA Marathon
The 15th Annual DONNA Marathon weekend has returned in-person this year. As the only national marathon dedicated to breast cancer research, the weekend will include a 5K, Anniversary 15K Relay, Half Marathon, Marathon, Ultramarathon and Health & Wellness Expo.

February 8: Imagine Dragons Concert
The Imagine Dragons Mercury Tour concert will be coming to the Vystar Veterans Arena in Jacksonville. Enjoy the best of Imagine Dragons and their newest songs in this unforgettable concert experience.

February 11: Trevor Noah’s Comedy Tour
Host of the Daily Show, comedian Trevor Noah will be making people laugh at the Vystar Veterans Arena all night long as a part of his “Back to Abnormal” comedy tour.

February 15: Dancing with the Stars Tour
Your favorite dancers from Dancing with the Stars will be coming to the Times-Union center for a live tour. The star-studded lineup includes special guest Kaitlyn Bristowe, season 29 mirror ball champion.

February 26-27: World of Nations Celebration
Travel around the world in a day at the World of Nations Celebration. Taking place at downtown’s Metropolitan Park, this annual international festival is North Florida’s largest multicultural festival.

March 2022

March 3-6: Rare Auto Show
Now in its third decade, the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance is among the top automotive events in the world. Gather at The Ritz-Carlton and The Golf Club of Amelia Island for a celebration of rare vehicles like no other.

March 25-26: Science Festival
The Florida State College at Jacksonville’s south campus presents the smartest and coolest science festival in the state. Learn some new scientific tricks along with the evidence-based logic behind them.

April 2022

April 1-3: Blues Festival
The 30th annual Springing the Blues Music Festival will be back again at the Seawalk Pavilion this year. Join in on one of the largest oceanfront free Blues Festivals in the world.

April 16-17: Art Festival
The Mandarin Art Festival is happy to be returning in 2022. Visitors will enjoy 100+ juried artists, a green market, children’s art show, bake sale and more.

April 23: Elton John Concert
After more than half a century on the road, Elton John has announced his final tour- Farewell Yellow Brick Road. He will be coming to the Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena for one more spectacular performance.

April 29-May 1: Shrimp Festival
The Annual Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival is Amelia Island’s biggest event weekend of the year. Held in Fernandina’s downtown historic district, the event includes a pirate parade, huge art show, shrimp boat festival, food booths, and more.

May 2022

May 13-14: Jacksonville Symphony
Relive the magic of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire soaring across the big screen of Times-Union theater in a way you have never experienced before. As the movie is playing, the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra will be performing the music live.

Date TBD: Nature Festival
The 3-day Wild Amelia Nature Festival is always held over a weekend in May to celebrate nature on and around Amelia Island. While dates for 2022 have not been officially announced, the festival is set to include numerous nature tours, nature photography workshops, a business expo, a Kids’ Niche, critters from the Jacksonville Zoo and more.

EVERYDAY: New Home Tours at Tributary

Offering a wide selection of new, single-family homes from the $300’s, 6 designer-decorated model homes are open daily at Tributary for tours. Discover the impressive constructions by three of the area’s best- Dream Finders Homes, Lennar and Richmond American Homes.

Tributary New Homes Within Easy Reach
Just 20 minutes north of Jacksonville, residents of Tributary live in close proximity to these North Florida events and the best of Amelia Island, Jacksonville, and other neighboring cities. Spanning across 1,550 acres of land, this master-planned community’s prime location is only 15 minutes north of the Jacksonville International Airport and River City Marketplace, a major regional shopping, dining, and entertainment destination.

At Tributary, residents get to Explore More with a prime natural location and private on-site amenities. The Lookout lakefront resident amenity center will feature amenities such as a fitness studio, resort-inspired pool, pickleball courts, a playground, dog park and more. The new amenity center is scheduled to be open to residents next summer. Additionally, Tributary announced the addition of Lakeview 55+, Nassau County’s newest active-adult neighborhood that’s set to break ground shortly.

To get a full overview of the community and surrounding area, be sure to discover the Digital Brochure, or connect with Tributary on Facebook and Instagram. You can also visit TributaryLiving.com or contact the Tributary team at 904.299.6124 for more information.

Between the favorable tax climate, endless activities, and breathtaking natural beauty, it’s no wonder why people are choosing to move to North Florida. According to Florida’s Office of Economic and Demographic Research, an estimated 329,717 new residents settled in Florida between April 2020 and April 2021. Nassau County alone saw the fourth highest percent change in the state with a 4.9% increase in county population. Find out why people never want to leave the Sunshine State.

1. Financial Benefits

Florida is one of only seven states in the US that doesn’t collect an individual income tax. It’s having a direct impact in attracting residents from highly taxed states. Moving from a state like New York or Massachusetts can result in saving thousands of dollars in taxes every year, and that’s just the beginning. The Florida Constitution prevents counties and municipalities from imposing any sort of income tax at local levels too. So you’ll never have to worry about that changing anytime in the future. Florida’s lack of a state estate tax is another contributing factor to why so many are choosing to make the move.

Father and son paddleboarding the nassau river

2. Explore Nature

With sunshine and warm weather most of the year, people in Florida love to go out and engage with the natural world around them. Florida is home to 175 state parks open 365 days a year, each offering its own set of adventures, history, and wilderness to explore. North Florida’s most popular parks include Four Creeks State Forest, Fort Clinch State Park, and the Talbot Island Parks. Beach lovers will also enjoy traversing the 13 miles of sandy seashores along Amelia Island and Fernandina Beach. Residents of Tributary, the area’s newest master-planned community, are benefitting from their close proximity to Four Creeks State Forest, creating a natural neighbor full of birdwatching, hiking, fishing, and more to enjoy. The new Tributary Regional Park is also under construction, with multi-purpose sports fields, a kayak launch, playgrounds and trails for residents to explore within their neighborhood.

3. The Growing Job Market

One of the biggest drivers of North Florida’s growth is the expanding job market. Since August 2020, Florida has added 377,700 different employment opportunities in various industries. Many financial institutions and tech companies have created new headquarters in the State, creating high-paying jobs for new workers and current residents alike. Additionally, Nassau County has a rapidly expanding medical industry. The county will soon be a site to both a Baptist Health and Memorial hospital and wellness facilities. Senior residents of North Florida also have the newly constructed River City Rehabilitation Center for short-term or long-term care. As Nassau County continues to grow, the area consistently outpaces the rest of the state in terms of economic growth and an unemployment rate lower than the national average.

Woman enjoying nassau county river

4. The Ultimate Staycation

No matter where in Florida you call home, attractions, beaches, theme parks and more are just short, day trips away. On the coast, residents can enjoy swimming, biking, fishing, scuba diving and so much more. Park classics like Disney World, Universal Studios and the Kennedy Space Center make for great trips for families of all generations to enjoy. Culturally diverse cities like Jacksonville and Miami offer bustling atmospheres full of dining, shopping, museums and art exhibits. Historic cities like Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island and St. Augustine give history buffs the chance to explore some of the nation’s oldest buildings. Florida residents also enjoy local’s discounts at many of Florida’s historic attractions.

Tributary Entry Sign North Florida

5. A Master-Planned Community Within Easy Reach

With a wide range of people discovering all the benefits that Florida has to offer, people can rest assured that Florida is prepared for anyone ready to call Florida their new home. In Nassau County, the newest master-planned community of Tributary offers an impressive selection of new, single-family homes from the $300’s. The Model Home Village is open daily to showcase the unique styles and designs of our three builders- Dream Finders Homes, Lennar and Richmond American Homes.

Located just north of Jacksonville, Florida, Tributary is a central location to both indoor and outdoor activities. The Lookout lakefront clubhouse is Tributary’s newest amenity center set to open next summer. Here, residents will enjoy a fitness studio, resort-inspired pool, pickleball courts, a playground, dog park and more. Only 15 minutes south, you’ll also find the Jacksonville International Airport and the River City Marketplace, a major regional shopping, dining and entertainment destination.

To get a full overview of the community and surrounding area, be sure to discover the Digital Brochure, or connect with Tributary on Facebook and Instagram. To view available homes and preview floorplans, visit TributaryLiving.com or contact the Tributary team at 904.299.6124 to schedule a tour of the Model Home Center, open daily.

With the final rafters in place on The Lookout, GreenPointe Developers, ELM and Auld & White Constructors recently met to “Raise the Roof” at Tributary, officially commemorating construction of the new master-planned community’s highly-anticipated Amenity Center.

“The Lookout at Tributary will serve as the community’s energetic social centerpiece,” said Mike Taylor, President of Lifestyle Construction for GreenPointe Developers. “The progress made on The Lookout’s distinctive architecture so far creates the backdrop for a happy and healthy lifestyle waiting to be enjoyed.”

“The Lookout will be a beautiful place to spend priceless family time,” said Russ Ervin, Principal, ELM, Tributary’s architectural partner. “Our design incorporates several thoughtfully curated gathering spaces and celebrates the community’s natural surroundings.”

“We are honored to help build a better future for one of the Northeast Florida’s fastest-growing areas,” said Nathan Marty, CEO and President, Auld & White Constructors. “When complete, the amenities of The Lookout at Tributary will create a harmonious blend of recreation and nature for the community.”

The Lookout is Tributary’s lakefront resident social hub and gathering spot that will include a resort-style pool with water features and an expansive sundeck with space to kick back and relax. The Lakehouse will be home to a stylish library, indoor café, spacious social gathering spots, an open-air bar and covered patio with plenty of seating for poolside birthday parties and family get-togethers. A separate stand-alone, state-of-the-art fitness center featuring cardio, strength and free weight equipment will delight workout warriors. There will be an Adventure Zone tot lot for the younger crowd, pickleball courts and the community’s furry friends will adore Pawsome Park designed just for them. Completion of the amenities is anticipated in Summer 2022.

Spanning 1,550 acres, Tributary’s prime location amongst the natural waterways and majestic evergreen forests truly complement the community’s mantra of Exploring More. Tributary’s neighborhoods will include family friendly pocket parks, while miles of scenic nature trails will provide quick access to the community’s amenities as well as The Landing kayak and canoe park, the neighboring protected sanctuary of Four Creeks State Forest and the new Tributary Regional Park, currently under construction. Tributary Regional Park plans include baseball and multi-purpose fields, a kayak launch, concessions, and multi-purpose trails. Tributary is within the Nassau County Public School District and zoned for A-rated schools that are among the best in Florida.

Tributary offers an impressive collection of home designs to meet the needs of every family no matter what stage of life they are enjoying, and decorated model homes by Dream Finders Homes, Lennar and Richmond American Homes. Many of the neighborhood’s home sites have preserve or lake views. Homes at Tributary are priced from the $300s.

Tributary is 1.6 miles west of Interstate-95 on State Road 200. The community’s location is two exits north of the Jacksonville International Airport and the River City Marketplace. The historic town of Fernandina and the beautiful beaches of Amelia Island are located east of Tributary on Scenic A1A/SR 200. Tributary is near dining, shopping, recreation, medical centers, services and more. For more information about Tributary, visit TributaryLiving.com.

If you are searching for a new home in Florida, you have probably heard the term “CDD”, but do you know what it means? CDD’s, or Community Development Districts, are becoming more common in new development communities throughout the state of Florida. Thus, it is crucial for homebuyers to understand the benefits of living in one. Keep reading to learn more about what a CDD is and why they are a common asset for new housing developments.

What is a CDD?

CDD’s were developed in 1980 by the Florida State Legislature under Chapter 190 of the Florida Statutes as a form of special-purpose government with no influence over county or city. The goal of a CDD is to financially support the infrastructure required to build a community. A community that features a CDD does require its residents to pay an annual fee that is separate from an HOA. This fee is included in the annual property tax bill and is designed to be mutually beneficial for residents, local government and developer.

Additionally, the fees associated with a CDD contribute to the maintenance and improvements of the community from the start of a project. This fee finances the CDD, which in turn helps new home developments go beyond the typical offerings of conventional communities and create a truly special home for its residents. As a special-purpose government framework, CDD’s can offer superior benefits to residents ranging from the building of the extraordinary infrastructure to creating incomparable amenities.

tributary's board walk trails a Homebuyers Benefit from CDDs

What is a CDD responsible for?

While an HOA only handles the overall appearance of an area, a CDD goes a step further to provide residents with the ability to steer the direction of their community’s future. Typically, a CDD is responsible for maintenance and improvements on a range of infrastructure necessities from stormwater management to street paving or streetlights. Once the community is more built out, a five-member Board of Supervisors is elected to direct how the future of the community’s CDD operates.

Tributary, a community nestled just north of Jacksonville, Florida, is represented with a CDD which is now responsible for neighborhood maintenance using the funds accumulated from its residents thus far. This involves building and maintaining roadways, lakes and ponds, landscaping, street lighting and community amenities. Having a CDD in place helps ensure these areas are kept in top condition for residents to enjoy as the community grows.

tributary's monument sign just outside the community

How do residents benefit from a CDD?

The community facilities and services of residents living within a CDD are superior to those without. Not only is the quality of amenities offered in a CDD more remarkable, but the variety is typically more extensive than a traditional community. A CDD ensures accountability through additional funding in amenity developments as well as continuing to maintain the framework of the community.

For example, at Tributary, their current amenity development project is The Lookout, a lakefront resident clubhouse featuring a fitness studio, resort-inspired pool, pickleball courts, playground, dog park and more. This project is being supported by the community’s CDD structure and is an exceptional example of what will be made available to residents with the help of CDD funding.

With a CDD in place, residents at Tributary will never have to worry about whether their community’s quality and value will drop. Tributary, Nassau County’s newest master-planned community, offers an impressive selection of new, single-family homes from the $300’s by the area’s top builders. Dream Finders Homes, Lennar and Richmond American Homes are bringing in their unique styles and designs to create a truly special and diverse place to live. Tributary’s Model Home Village features 6 designer-decorated models and is open daily for tours. These models can also be virtually toured here. Recently, Tributary announced the addition of Lakeview 55+, Nassau County’s newest active-adult neighborhood within the community.

Tributary is located just north of Jacksonville, Florida and spans across 1,550 acres of land. State-protected land borders the west side of the community and provides many outdoor adventures for the residents. Additionally, Tributary is scheduled to feature Tributary Regional Park which will provide residents with outstanding recreational activity options for the entire family. Only 15 minutes to the south, you’ll find the Jacksonville International Airport and River City Marketplace, a major regional shopping, dining and entertainment destination.

Be sure to download the Digital Brochure which will give you an overview of the community and surrounding area. You can also connect with Tributary on Facebook and Instagram to stay updated on the latest progress within the community. To learn more, please visit TributaryLiving.com.

Located in Nassau County, Amelia Island is a true Florida gem. With a rich history and an abundance of shorelines, there is no shortage of waterfront dining options. Hit the beach and grab a bite to eat or plan an unforgettable dinner date. Here are five local, waterfront restaurants that combine great flavor with beautiful views.

exterior of the salty pelican waterfront restaurants

1. Salty Pelican Bar & Grill

This highly rated casual-American restaurant located in Fernandina Beach boasts some of the best quick-bite seafood options in town. From peel and eat shrimp to fresh fish tacos, the menu has an endless selection of tasty nautical cuisine. The waterfront views give life to a wonderful outdoor atmosphere. Meet up with friends to watch your favorite sports teams on the overhead TVs at the indoor bar. Click here to see the menu, read the rave reviews and get directions.

aerial image of down under restaurant

2. Down Under Restaurant

Another seafood staple, Down Under Restaurant is a unique establishment with over 80 feet of floating dock and a large outdoor deck. Located right off Highway A1A and the Amelia River waterway, this island gem is a must-visit. The restaurant features a Tiki Bar that serves a variety of handcrafted cocktails, such as their infamous Wave Runner. The raw and fried oysters are also fan-favorites here. Check out the rest of the menu options here.

exterior of the dockside at sunset on amelia island

3. Dockside Seafood Restaurant

Located on the east side of the intracoastal waterway, Dockside Seafood Restaurant offers quick-service seafood fresh from the inside market. The casual outdoor seating boasts a great view of the marsh and nearby bridge! Have you ever tried authentic Florida gator tail? At Dockside, this distinctive dish is served lightly battered with special dipping sauce. Check out more information about Dockside here.

bretts waterway cafe on amelia island

4. Brett’s Waterway Cafe

Satisfy your sweet tooth with a Key Lime Tart or indulge in a crisp, cold lager while taking in the view at Brett’s Waterway Cafe. This quaint, waterfront cafe offers a large menu with a variety of seafood and American casual cuisine to choose from. Brett’s is great for anyone looking to enjoy breathtaking views and delicious food on Amelia Island. Find more information about the menu and happy hour offers here.

exterior of the salt life food shack Jacksonville

5. Salt Life Food Shack

With two stories to explore, Salt Life Food Shack is a beautiful waterfront restaurant on the Atlantic coast of Fernandina Beach just north of Amelia Island. This Main Beach Park restaurant has an eclectic menu with something for everyone to enjoy. Try the mouth-watering poke tuna tacos (sourced sustainably from the Wishbones of Costa Rica) or the renowned Boca Style Grouper Sandwich. Family and large group friendly seating is readily available, and the outdoor views of the coastline are simply stunning. See pictures of menu items, read reviews and get directions to Salt Life Food Shack here!

Only a short drive west of these beautiful waterfront restaurants is Tributary, Nassau County’s newest master-planned community. Tributary residents are spoiled for choice when it comes to one-of-a-kind dining with waterfront views. This community offers an impressive selection of new, single-family homes from the $300’s by the area’s top builders. Dream Finders Homes, Lennar and Richmond American Homes are bringing their own unique style and designs that create a truly special and diverse place to live. Tributary’s Model Home Village features 6 designer-decorated models and is open daily for tours, these models can also be virtually toured here.

Tributary is located just north of Jacksonville, Florida and spans across 1,550 acres of land. State-protected land borders the west side of the community and provides many outdoor adventures for the residents. Only 15 minutes to the south, you’ll find the Jacksonville International Airport and River City Marketplace, a major regional shopping, dining and entertainment destination. The Lookout lakefront resident clubhouse is underway and will feature amenities such as a fitness studio, resort-inspired pool, pickleball courts, a playground, dog park and more. The new amenity center is scheduled to be open to residents next spring.

Additionally, Tributary announced the addition of Lakeview 55+, Nassau County’s newest active-adult neighborhood within the community. Be sure to download the Digital Brochure which will give you an overview of the community and surrounding area. You can also connect with Tributary on Facebook and Instagram to stay updated on the latest progress within the community. To learn more, you can visit TributaryLiving.com or contact the Tributary team at 904.299.6124.

Known for its rich history, there are endless historical attractions to discover throughout Nassau County. These family-friendly attractions are suitable for all ages and are sure to capture everyone’s interest. From lighthouses to Pippy Longstocking’s house, there is much to see in Nassau County. Check out Nassau County’s must-see historical landmarks!

aerial image of amelia island lighthouse

Amelia Island Lighthouse

Amelia Island Lighthouse is one of Florida’s oldest landmarks. Built in 1838, this historical attraction is the oldest lighthouse in Florida. Schedule an hour-long tour of this captivating landmark through the Fernandina Beach Recreation Center.

American Beach Museum

This museum pays homage to the cultural revelation that is American Beach. Established in 1935, American Beach was one of the first African American resort communities created in defiance of segregation. The American Beach Museum is open daily and is an excellent way to learn more about African American culture and heritage in Amelia Island.

Fort Clinch

Fort Clinch is a 19th-century fortress located within Fort Clinch State Park. Built with approximately five million bricks, this fortress’ roots go back to the 1700s, when Florida was a Spanish territory. Fort Clinch even played a role in the Civil War, providing shelter to Union soldiers. Now recognized as a part of Fort Clinch State Park, this fort is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

aerial image of fort clinch in nassau county

Amelia Island Museum of History

Situated inside the old Nassau County jail is the Amelia Island Museum of History. Preserving and protecting the rich history of Amelia Island, this is the first spoken history museum in Florida. This museum provides a variety of cultural exhibits and arranges a multitude of tours for historical landmarks in the area.

Nassau County Courthouse

The Nassau County Courthouse, otherwise referred to as the “Old Nassau County Courthouse”, can be found in the center of the Fernandina Beach Historic District. Built in 1891, this courthouse is a perfect example of historical architecture. With red bricks, cast-iron columns, a bell tower and steeple the Nassau County Courthouse is a must-see historical attraction.

nassau county florida courthouse
downtown fernandina streetscape

Historic Old Town Fernandina

Established in 1811, Old Town was once the original site of the city of Fernandina and the last Spanish city platted in the Western Hemisphere. This area is less crowded and has amazing waterfront views and homes dating to the mid-1800s. The historical Captain’s House was even the set for the 1980s film, Pippi Longstocking.

With so much growth coming to the area, Nassau County takes pride in providing a deep connection to its past and the natural wonders of the surrounding area. For those looking to call Nassau County home, there is a new single-family home community that’s surrounded by nature and perfectly located to all the best Nassau County has to offer. Spanning 1,550 acres, Tributary offers a distinctive collection of new homes from the $300’s built by Dream Finders Homes, Lennar and Richmond American Homes. Tributary is located just 1.6 miles west of I-95 along A1A/SR 200 (the Amelia Island exit). Just 15 minutes to the south, you’ll find the Jacksonville International Airport and River City Marketplace, a major regional shopping, dining and entertainment destination.

At Tributary, our residents will Explore More with our private on-site amenities, including The Lookout lakefront resident clubhouse, a Fitness Studio, resort-inspired pool, pickleball courts, Adventure Zone Tot-Lot, Pawsome Park for our furry friends and more. You can check out the complete list of amenities here. Miles of scenic nature trails will provide direct access to the river and neighboring protected sanctuary of Four Creeks State Forest. Residents will also have direct access to Tributary Regional Park, which is under construction with baseball and multi-purpose fields, kayak launch, concessions, and multi-purpose trail.

The Model Home Village with six designer-decorated models is open to tour, so now is the perfect time to stop by for a visit. You can also connect with us on Facebook and Instagram, and be sure to check out our Community’s Digital Brochure, which will give you an overview of the community and what is to come! To learn more information, visit TributaryLiving.com or contact Tributary at 904.299.6124.

GreenPointe Developers proudly announces a new active adult 55 and better community is coming to Tributary.

Lennar’s Lakeview at Tributary will be a gated community of single-family homes enhanced with an amenity-rich lifestyle designed for today’s active adult homebuyer. With 441 homesites, the neighborhood will feature approximately 10 floorplans offering 1,500 square feet to more than 3,000 square feet of living space.

“We are pleased to introduce Lennar’s active adult lifestyle concept to Tributary, North Florida’s best new master-planned community,” said Mike Taylor, GreenPointe Developers Regional President. “Lennar is one of the nation’s leading builders of quality homes for all generations, and we are looking forward to working closely with them as they expand their offerings to include a 55 and better active lifestyle at Tributary.”

Reserved for the exclusive use of Lennar’s active adult residents and their guests, Lakeview’s amenities will be situated alongside a large central lake and span approximately three acres. The amenities at Lakeview are planned to include an approximately 8,000-square-foot clubhouse and fitness center, a resort-style pool with cabanas, pavilion, tennis courts, pickle ball courts and bocce ball lawn. Homeowners will also enjoy the miles of planned nature trails, bike paths and parks throughout Tributary.

Lennar’s stylish, low-maintenance homes feature open floorplans for comfortable, convenient living, with a strong focus on entertainment value. Lennar has reimagined the home-buying experience by including the most desirable new home features and finishes as part of Lennar’s Everything’s Included® program. At Lakeview, homebuyers enjoy features such as Quartz countertops, designer cabinets, wood tile inspired flooring, window blinds, paver driveways and patios, screened-in patios, home automation included and more. Lennar will announce home pricing and the opening of pre-sales soon.

Spanning 1,550 acres, Tributary’s prime location amongst the natural waterways, majestic evergreen forests and a full suite of exciting amenities, truly complement the community’s mantra of Explore More. Tributary’s neighborhoods will include family friendly pocket parks, while miles of scenic nature trails will provide quick access to the community’s amenities as well as The Landing kayak and canoe park, the neighboring protected sanctuary of Four Creeks State Forest and the new Tributary Regional Park, currently under construction. Tributary Regional Park plans include baseball and multi-purpose fields, trails and concessions. Tributary is within the Nassau County Public School District and zoned for A-rated schools that are among the best in Florida.

In addition to the active adult offering at Lakeview, the community of Tributary offers an impressive collection of home designs for all ages and model homes by Dream Finders Homes, Lennar and Richmond American Homes. Homes at Tributary are priced from the $300s.

Tributary is 1.6 miles west of Interstate-95 on State Road 200. The community’s location is two exits north of the Jacksonville International Airport and the River City Marketplace. The historic town of Fernandina and the beautiful beaches of Amelia Island are located east of Tributary on Scenic A1A/SR 200. Tributary is near dining, shopping, recreation, medical centers, services and more.

Job growth in North Florida and the Jacksonville area is on the rise, and many families are now searching for the best place to buy a home in the surrounding area. For young families, there are a variety of factors to consider when choosing a location to put down roots. New homebuyers should look for the best value for their investment and convenient access to the city center. Families, also need to consider the surrounding area schools, medical facilities, parks, and recreation to support their long-range plans.

In a suburb north of Jacksonville in Nassau County lies the family-oriented Tributary community recently opened by GreenPointe Developers. Tributary has been designed to be a quaint hometown for busy commuters and young families. Surrounded by nature and plenty of fun-filled amenities, this community is also an excellent choice for the young at heart. Check out the top 5 reasons why your family will love living in North Florida.

North Florida’s Highly Rated School District

The Nassau County School District is one of the best school districts in North Florida. With 16 accredited schools, this district has received A-ratings for the past several years. It is no wonder why young families are sending their children to school here. Not only is Tributary located within the Nassau County School District, but the community is also the future site of a brand-new school! The site of the new school will be only steps away for Tributary homeowners. Families will be able to play an active role in their children’s education due to the proximity of its location. This school will serve not just Tributary residents, but also the surrounding area.

The Great Outdoors

Home to beautiful beaches and parks, Nassau County is the perfect place for young families to learn about the lush landscape of North Florida. Between nearby springs, rivers, forests and marshes, children have the chance to experience nature up close and personal. At Tributary, nature trails connect all areas of the community. Families can even launch their own kayaks and canoes at The Landing at Boggy Creek, or just relax by the fire at the riverside park.

Endless Beach Days

For ocean-lovers, North Florida is home to many world-class beaches. Tributary is less than 30 minutes from Seaside Park on Amelia Island. Families enjoy spending the day relaxing on the warm sand and swimming in the crystal blue ocean. Explore the quaint surrounding beach towns of Amelia Island and Fernandina Beach. With over 30 beach access points alone on Amelia Island, it has never been easier to soak up the sunshine. The coastal paradise of North Florida makes it an ideal location to raise a family.

Best Place for Family-Friendly Amenities

Nassau County’s newest neighborhood, Tributary, is delivering an abundance of resort-style amenities that are sure to entertain everyone in the family. The highly anticipated amenity center, The Lookout, will include a resort-style pool complete with a children’s splash pad. Tributary’s aquatic amenities are sure to be a popular place for families to congregate on warm sunny days. Featuring large workout spaces and modern equipment, the state-of-the-art Fitness Studio will encourage residents to live a healthy and active lifestyle. Children will let their imagination run wild at the beautifully landscaped Adventure Zone. Not your typical playground, this area is a space designed for young families and children to come together and connect. Joining in on a national craze, Tributary will have a complex with two standard-sized lakeside pickleball courts. This game is great for young families looking for a new and fun activity. Soon to be complete with a fully fenced play area, obstacle course and seemingly endless grass, the Dog Park is a place for pups to play and socialize. Tributary will also be home to a regional park in Nassau County. Tributary Regional Park plans will include baseball and multi-purpose fields, picnic areas, playground, dog park and a trail that connects to the Tributary neighborhood.

North Florida Location

Ideally located, Nassau County boasts proximity to all the best attractions and the favorable tax environment in Florida. The short commute to Jacksonville allows business professionals to work in the city while simultaneously living with their families in a relaxed suburb. Tributary is also in an excellent location for young families looking to explore Florida. This community is less than a three-hour drive from popular attractions and cities. Excursions like Walt Disney World, Universal Studios and the Kennedy Space Center are all family-friendly and can be enjoyed within a couple hours’ drive. Whether families are going to globally revered amusement parks or quaint little beach towns, Tributary is North Florida’s ideal address.

Spanning 1,220 acres, Tributary features beautiful new homes that capture the low-country spirit, complementing the surrounding nature throughout the community. With new homes starting from the $300’s, Dream Finders Homes, Lennar and Richmond American Homes are bringing their unique style and designs that will create special and diverse residences. Tributary is located just 1.6 miles west of I-95 along A1A/SR 200 (the Amelia Island exit) and 15 minutes south of the Jacksonville International Airport and River City Marketplace, a major regional shopping, dining, and entertainment destination.

The Model Home Village with six designer-decorated models is open to tour, so now is the perfect time to stop by for a visit. You can also connect with us on Facebook and Instagram, and be sure to check out our Community’s Digital Brochure, which will give you an overview of the community and what is to come! To learn more information, visit TributaryLiving.com or contact Tributary at 904.299.6124.

Finding ways to keep kids entertained in the summer can be challenging, but Tributary residents have a variety of family-friendly activities waiting for them right in their backyard. Located in Nassau County, this new community is the perfect place for families to settle down and create lifelong memories. Being only a short drive from Jacksonville means you’ll also have access to some of the most popular summer spots. Water parks, summer camps and natural Florida adventures are all waiting to be uncovered! Here is our list of the best activities for kids this summer.

Explore Nature

Located just west along SR 200 from Tributary is Four Creeks State Forest. For a serene afternoon, bring your canoe and fishing pole and see what you can catch as you float along the creek. Those looking to burn some energy can bike, walk or run along the forest’s many trails. While your there, be sure to keep an eye out for white-tailed deer, wild turkey, gopher tortoise and the numerous songbirds that inhabit the forest.

If you want an educational experience that is perfect for any age group, explore the over 12,000 acres of wild at White Oak Conservation in North Yulee. White Oak hosts an array of inspiring informational programs and presentations on Florida’s ecosystem, wildlife conservation and species refuge. Kids (and adults) can stimulate their interests through live demonstrations and events, close-up wild animal viewings, or even a sunset safari experience.

Looking to stay in the neighborhood? Tributary will soon have you covered with a comprehensive trail system and a direct river-access point for kayaking and canoeing Boggy Creek and Nassau River. Through community green spaces and pocket parks, residents will enjoy a life surrounded by the beautiful greenery where you can connect to the outdoors and Explore More.

Make a Splash

A short drive East on State Road 200 will bring you to Fernandina Beach City Pool. This is the perfect place to go for a refreshing swim with friends or family. Kids will love splashing around in the shallow water Kiddie Pool that features a waterslide and several waterfall fountains, and parents will love the American Red Cross certified lifeguards stationed at each pool.

For a more scenic trip, you can visit Amelia Island State Park, a 200-acre array of “Florida au natural,” featuring saltmarshes, maritime forests and shoreline that sinks miles into the horizon. Dip your toes into the saltwater, picnic in the sugar sand and enjoy the local Florida flora and fauna. Located just over 20 miles East of Tributary and off SR A1A, this State Park is a local treasure.

If a private, resort-style pool sounds like it’s more up your alley, Tributary will soon offer just that. Set to be located at the highly anticipated Amenity Center, the community pool will be the perfect place for families to gather on a hot summer day. Entertain the kids without even leaving the neighborhood!

Play All Day

Nothing is on par more than 18 unique holes of miniature golf for the whole family to take a swing at. Located 10 miles East of Yulee, Island Falls Adventure Golf is surrounded by waterfalls, tunnels and bridges to test your putt-putt game. This leisurely but competitive experience is sure to excite, no caddy necessary.

For a day full of free fun, Tributary Regional Park will soon offer baseball and multipurpose fields, picnic areas, a playground, a dog park and a boardwalk with a canoe or kayak launch. There will be no better place in Nassau County for kids to let loose and play.

Another place for the kids within the community, Tributary’s Adventure Zone playground, will be a guaranteed favorite for children and adults alike. This play space will be where kids can let their imaginations run wild while parents socialize with neighbors.

With all these unique and exciting activities to enjoy in Nassau County, Tributary is creating a place where many young families are looking to set roots. Spanning 1,550 acres, Tributary offers a distinctive collection of new homes from the $300’s built by the area’s premier home builders, Dream Finders Homes, Lennar and Richmond American Homes. The community is located just 1.6 miles west of I-95 along A1A/SR 200 (the Amelia Island exit), and just 15 minutes south, you’ll find the Jacksonville International Airport and River City Marketplace, a major regional shopping, dining and entertainment destination.

The Model Home Village with 6 designer-decorated models are open daily to tour, so now’s the perfect time to stop by for a visit and experience Tributary’s natural lifestyle. You can also connect with us on Facebook and Instagram and be sure to check out our Community’s Digital Brochure which will give you an overview of the community and what’s to come!