A newly created strategic partnership between BG Capital and FreezPak Logistics has purchased a 20.5-acre development site in Jacksonville, FL for $11.7 million as part of its effort to build a network of cold storage distribution centers across the country.

The partnership plans to develop a 272,400-square-foot temperature-controlled warehouse on the site at 8730 Somers Road, near the JaxPort Talleyrand and Dames Point marine terminals, for total capital investment estimated at $120 million.

FreezPak Jacksonville will contain 34 loading docks, 132 trailer parking stalls, 90 container plug ins and 194 additional car parking. The facility will have 75’ building height, 56,000 pallet positions in a 211,517-square-foot freezer space and 40,480-square-foot cooler dock. Blast freezing, cross docking, transportation, repacking, overseas container plug in, USDA and FDA will all be offered at this facility.

FreezPak’s robotic division plans on installing 42 robots at the facility. 

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