With bulldozers and other construction equipment providing the soundtrack, partners broke ground Tuesday on an almost $87 million North Jacksonville cold-storage center.
The 332,701-square-foot food distribution center is under construction on 32.37 acres at 9765 N. Main St. at North Main Street and Van Dyck Road in Imeson International Industrial Park.
Rick Schiappacasse, JaxPort director of forest products and specialty cargoes, said that as the population grows, so does consumer demand and the growth of refrigerated cargo. Several cold-storage companies are developing Northeast Florida projects.
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