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Stratagem Partners, LLC is a full-service licensed real estate development company with over 45 years of combined real estate experience in commercial as well as multifamily development. Jeremy Hill and John T. “JT” Thornton formed Stratagem Partners in 2017, to pursue new real estate developments & acquisitions of retail, office, and residential products in the Southeast United States.

As experts in real estate operations and development, Stratagem Partners can be counted on for our broad expertise and historical perspective. In an increasingly complex real estate environment, Stratagem Partners offers a full spectrum of real estate capabilities. The combination of our skills and experience allows us to generate results for our partners.

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Jeremy Hill


Jeremy Hill was educated at Georgia Tech with a degree in Industrial Management and a minor in finance. In 2002, he was offered a position in a mayoral campaign and decided to take the opportunity to move back to his hometown of Jacksonville, FL.

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John T “JT” Thornton


John T “JT” Thornton, offers over 35 years of construction and real estate development experience.

He started his career in 1986 with a design build construction firm, The Haskell Company, located in Jacksonville, FL, where he managed the design and construction process for three car dealerships in Jacksonville, FL area.

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St. Mary's Residential Development

St. Mary's, GA, is a rapidly evolving, coastal community just North of the Florida/Georgia line.  Stratagem Partners Purchased 122 acres of property entitled for single-family detached homes and townhomes.  They are developing 82 acres for 250 lots f

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Aterro Recreational Park

In 2016, Stratagem Partners contracted to purchase the closed landfill on Sunbeam Road in Jacksonville, FL. They then commenced a very lengthy rezoning process to repurpose the landfill into something that could be absorbed back into the community. 

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Durbin Station Office Condos

Durbin Station is a 28-unit office condo development in St. Johns County, FL.  Horizontal development began in January of 2019.  The project was completed by the end of 2020.

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Riverside Park Place

Riverside Park Place is a six-story, multi-tenant office building in the Riverside area of Jacksonville, FL.  Stratagem Partners manages the building and oversees its renovation and re-engineering.

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