A great turnout to see The Oaks

Almost 600 community members stopped by The Oaks during our open house on Saturday, February 1. The evening began with a ribbon cutting and thanks to staff and volunteers who contributed to this successful project.

Attendees then enjoyed live music while strolling through the Community Living Room and Clapper Rail lounge, the Sunset Room (the main event room), the two Community Rooms, and enjoyed the view from the expansive outdoor seating area.

Thanks to the Community Life Committee for organizing this fabulous introduction to The Oaks and to the Omni for providing the light hors d’oeuvres and champagne.

And thanks to all who helped make this beautiful new building a reality.

Read The Oaks General Use Policy

Contact AIPCA/Castle Group at (904) 491-9850 or info@aipca.net with questions about your new community center.

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Welcome to The Oaks
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Cutting the ribbon (from left): Past Presidents Rick Mesard, Jeff Packer, Larry Jones & Geoff Clear; The Oaks Construction Co-Chair Bob Stichweh; President Tom Sutton; and General Manager Patty Truax Stewart

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Doors open!
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Community Living Room
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Clapper Rail
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Thanks to the Amelia Island Club for the fabulous bouquet
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Sunset Room
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Community Room B
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Amelia Island Plantation history project
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Community Room A
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Clapper Rail
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Community Living Room
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Outdoor seating area

JANUARY 25TH, 2020 UPDATE

THE OAKS IS COMPLETE AND BEING PREPPED FOR THE GRAND OPENING FEBRUARY 1

RIBBON CUTTING AT 4

OPEN HOUSE WITH CHAMPAGNE TILL 8

COME SEE YOUR NEW COMMUNITY CENTER

THIS WILL BE THE FINAL POSTING

COME SEE IT LIVE

JANUARY 8 2020 UPDATE

HAPPY NEW YEAR πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰

THE OAKS HAS ROUNDED THIRD AND HEADED FOR HOME

DEEP CLEANING STARTED TODAY

MOST SUBS HAVE COMPLETED THEIR PORTION OF THE PROJECT

SOME PAINTING AND TRIM WORK IS IN THE FINISH STAGE

THIS WEEK IS CLEANING WEEK

NEXT WEEK ALL SUBS WILL BE BACK TO COMPLETE PUNCH LIST

WE WILL BE READY FOR FURNITURE ON JAN 23

AND WE WILL BE READY FOR THE GRAND OPENING ON FEBRUARY 1

AND WE WILL BE ON BUDGET

JANUARY 9 2020 UPDATE

THE OAKS HAS ROUNDED THIRD AND HEADING FOR HOME

CLEANING HAS STARTED

MOST SUBS HAVE COMPLETED THEIR CONTRACT

PUNCH LISTS ARE BEING DEVELOPED – READY FOR INSPECTIONS

WE WILL BE READY FOR FURNITURE DELIVERY ON THE 23RD

WE WILL BE READY FOR THE GRAND OPENING ON FEBRUARY 1

AND WE ARE STILL ON BUDGET

DECEMBER 28 UPDATE

HAPPY NEW YEAR. πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

THIS WILL BE THE LAST UPDATE FOR 2019

NEXT WEEK WILL START THE SUBS PUNCH LIST WORK WITH FINAL FINISHING WORK

STARTING AFTER THE FIRST OF THE YEAR

THESE PICS ARE AS OF TODAY AFTER THE INITIAL SWEEP DOWN.

DECEMBER 11 UPDATE

WOW, THANKSGIVING IS OVER AND IT’S ALMOST CHRISTMAS

THE OAKS PROGRESSES AT THE SAME PACE

PARKING LOT IS PAVED – STRIPPING HAPPENS AS SOON AS THE WEATHER COOPERATES

MOST OF THE LANDSCAPING IS IN – JUST IN TIME FOR RAIN – BUT THE IRRIGATION SYSTEM IS COMPLETE

MOST OF THE EXTERIOR TRIM AND PAINTING IS COMPLETE

EXTERIOR LIGHTS ARE MAINLY INSTALLED

THE PICTURES SPEAK FOR THEMSELVES

THE LAST ONE IS THE SECOND FLOOR CLEARED OUT – READY FOR STORAGE AND ????

THERE IS A LOT OF INTERIOR FINISH TO BE COMPLETED

BUT, THE PROJECT IS STILL ON TIME AND ON BUDGET.

THANKSGIVING 2019 UPDATE

WE ARE VERY THANKFUL FOR GREAT WEATHER AND A GREAT CONTRACTOR

WE CONTINUE TO BE ON TIME AND ON BUDGET

WORK OUTSIDE IS ALMOST COMPLETE – PARKING LOT IS BEING PAVED TODAY

IRRIGATION IS COMPLETE AND PLANTING WILL BEGIN MONDAY

OUTSIDE TRIM IS ALMOST COMPLETE WAITING ON THE SCREENS

THE RAILING WILL BE INSTALLED IN A COUPLE OF WEEKS

THE NORTH ROOM FLOORING IS COMPLETE SO TRIM OUT AND PAINTING WILL BEGIN

THE BATHROOMS ARE TAKING SHAPE

THE SOUTH EVENT ROOM IS ABOUT READY FOR PAINTING

THE HALL IS READY FOR FINAL PAINTING

THE PORCH CEILING IS PROGRESSING

THE LOUNGE CEILING IS FINISHED – WAITING ON THE LIGHT FIXTURE

THE FLAGPOLE IS UP – LIGHTS ARE BEING INSTALLED – OLD GLORY WILL FLY AGAIN SHORTLY

WORK ON THE SIGN HAS STARTED AND WILL FILL THIS EMPTY SPOT

NOVEMBER 18 UPDATE

THE NICE WEATHER YOU HAD WHILE I WAS CRUISING THE CARRIBEAN DELAYED SOME OUTSIDE ACTIVITY BUT WE ARE STILL ON SCHEDULE. ALL CURBS AND SIDEWALKS HAVE BEEN POURED AND THE PLASTIC REMOVED. THE PARKING LOT WILL BE REPAVED NEXT TUESDAY.

WORK INSIDE CONTINUES AT A SLOW BUT PERFECT PACE. THE NORTH END ROOM REMAINS THE SUPPLY AREA BUT THE TRIM WORK AND CEILING PROGRESSES

THE SECOND FLOOR STAIRS ARE COMPLETE SO PAINTING WILL BE COMPLETED

OF COURSE, THESE LEAD TO NO WHERE – ONLY STORAGE FOR NOW

THE ELEVATOR IS BEING COMPLETED AND INSPECTED AND SHOULD BE IN USE AS WE RECEIVE ITEMS FOR FIRST FLOOR

THE WOMENS RESTROOM IS TAKING SHAPE – FINAL PAINTING AND COUNTERTOPS ARE CLOSE

THE MENS RESTROOM IS ALSO PROGRESSING

THE MAIN SOUTH ROOM IS ALMOST COMPLETE – TRIM AND FINAL PAINTING

CEILING IS COMPLETE INCLUDING THE LIGHTING

THE FRONT HALL IS TAKING SHAPE

THE HALLWAY OUT TO THE PATIO LOOKS FANTASTIC – ALMOST COMPLETE

EXTERIOR PAINTING PROGRESSES NOW THAT THE WEATHER HAS CLEARED

THE FLAGPOLE IS NOW IN PLACE

ALL WALKS ARE IN – SCREENS HAVE NOT ARRIVED SO THE PATIO POST ARE NOT TRIMMED OUT

THE NORTH SIDE IS ALMOST COMPLETE

IRRIGATION IS GOING IN AND PLANTING WILL BE NEXT WEEK

NOVEMBER 7 UPDATE

A LOT OF OUTSIDE WORK HAS BEEN COMPLETED THIS WEEK

THE PARKING LOT WAS MILLED AND CLEANING UP THAT MESS CONTINUED TODAY

THE CURBS AND WALKWAYS GET POURED MONDAY

PAVING WILL BE COMPLETED MONDAY THE 18TH

EXTERIOR PAINTING HAS STARTED ON THE SOUTHWESTERN CORNER

THE AREA THAT GOT DESTROYED DURING DEMO HAS BEEN REJUVENATED SO OMNI GUEST HAVE A GOOD VIEW

THE PORCH AWAITS THE SCREEN ENCLOSURES BEFORE FINAL TRIMMING OUT CAN BE ACCOMPLISHED – PROBABLY ANOTHER TWO WEEKS

THE FRONT TRIM IS PAINTED AND READY FOR SIDING COAT

THE CEDAR WILL BE A TRANSLUCENT WHITE STAIN SO THE WOOD FEATURES WILL SHOW THRU AND MATCH THE TRIM COLOR

THE BAR AREA CEILING IS COMING ALONG – THAT IS TONGUE AND GROOVE AND VERY DIFFICULT TO MATCH UP – BUT IT LOOKS TERRIFIC

THE INTERIOR IS TAKING SHAPE – SOME ROOMS ARE TRIMMED OUT – DOORS ARE HUNG

AND TRASH CANS ARE FILLING AS CLEANUP BEGINS

THE MAIN EVENT ROOM IS GETTING TRIMMED OUT

THE KITCHEN IS BEING PLUMBED

THE MENS ROOM IS ALMOST COMPLETE EXCEPT FOR FIXTURES

THE WOMENS ROOM IS NEARING COMPLETION

THE MULTI PURPOSE ROOM HAS DOORS HUNG BUT WILL SERVE AS STAGING UNTIL THE VERY END

MORE CLEANING CONTINUES SO TRIM WORK CAN BEGIN

FINAL TRIM WORK ON THE PATIO – RAILING IS FOUR WEEKS OUT