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Meet Our CEO!

Nicole Story, EDS, Chief Executive Officer, joined Atlantic Restoration Council (ARC Houses) in 2004 and brings more than 2 decades of professional real estate experience, balancing a data driven business strategy approach, real estate expertise and a demonstrated proficiency in leading consumer-facing initiatives while personally interfacing with her tenants on a human level.

She obtained her Bachelors degree from Rollins College, Winter Park and her Masters and Post-Masters degrees from the University of Florida - Go Gators!

Her CEO and Landlord positions includes acquisitions, marketing, advertising, property listings, digital strategy, property research, screening tenants, completing lease agreements, collecting payments, managing repairs/property upgrades/remodels/contractors, interior and exterior design, HOA communications/compliance, and enforcing lease agreements.

Nicole has served on the boards of numerous local agencies and homeowners committees, including the Covington Creek HOA Board, and the Queen's Harbour Yacht and Country Club 2030 Strategic Planning Committee. She also served the as President of 2 local PTSAs (Fletcher Middle and Douglas Anderson School of the Arts), as the President of the Beaches Resource Center Foundation, the Fundraising Chair of the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens Up and Cummers, and is a Strategic Partner member of the Jacksonville Women Lawyers Association and an affiliate member of the Jacksonville Beaches Bar Association. 

She assists her tenants with navigating community resources and our Duval County Public Schools system including magnet, private and charter schools. She and her husband are also UNF parents and she has extended off-campus housing to UNF, JU and FSCJ students, without rental history.

With a leadership background in non profit, having managed several non-profit programs and served on numerous boards; with a compassion for people, children and animals, Nicole offers all of her properties as Pet Friendly, and considers ALL applications to rent (including previous bankruptcy, no credit, students, multiple animals, etc.) with no application fees or pet rent.

For this personable approach to property management and for her part in helping to prevent homelessness she has been recognized by Zillow as a Community Pillar Landlord!

Nicole Story, CEO (904) 220-5642    -

Nicole Story, CEO

Our office is conveniently located in Jacksonville Beach between City Hall and St. Paul's, on 2nd Ave N.

Lynette Becotte, 

Head Support Staff

328 2nd Ave N,

Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250

What our tenants and colleagues are saying -


Positive: Professionalism, Quality, Responsiveness, Value

"Great rental company for those looking for pet friendly housing and may have bad or no credit. They take care of their properties and help struggling renters who are getting priced out of this very competitive market."

Martha Aiken, REALTOR®

Hidden Hills Office

Watson Realty Corp. REALTORS®


"The landlord for all these properties are the best landlords you can find!!!

Not only good outstanding peers in our community but also have compassion in their hearts of helping others especially the less fortunate and very trust worthy to work with tenants going through hard times! I would highly recommend renting any place from them in the Jacksonville Florida area!"

Marilyn Henry

Supported Living Coach - State of Florida Agency for Persons with Disabilities


"Thank you so much for working with us - you have been amazing!  We wish you and your family the best!

Thanks again and God bless!"

CK - Tenant for 3 years


"Great Landlord and Great People. Very Understanding of situations that may arise and patient.

Very responsive and respectful of your space and time.

Highly recommend."

DT - Tenant with 2 ESAs


"Thank you so much Nicole - for everything over the past 7 years!" -

BB - Tenant for  7 years


"We referred several friends to ARC Houses and rented 2 different properties as our family grew for total of 4 years. Thank you Nicole for accepting us and our large dog(s), you were a great landlord and we always enjoyed renting from you.

JR - Tenant for 4 years


"Great People and Great Landlords. They are extremely friendly and Fantastic to work with!"



"Thank you for working with us and renting us an official off-campus Fraternity House!" -

4 UNF Student Tenants

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