Jax is becoming a center for distributing refrigerated goods

Published on April 19, 2023 at 3:00 pm

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.

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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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