by: Karen Brune Mathis Editor
Gildan Activewear Inc. spokesman Garry Bell said the Montreal-based company announced the opening of a Jacksonville distribution center “as part of an expansion of our distribution capacity and capabilities to support future growth across many of our brands.”
Gildan signed a lease for 306,611 square feet of distribution and office space at NorthPort Logistics Center in North Jacksonville. The city is reviewing a permit application for a $353,770 build-out at 11530 New Berlin Road for Gildan.
Bell said it will start operations at the beginning of May. It applied for a Certificate of Use from the city for 305,000 square feet of space.
A representative of the building ownership said Gildan, with a long-term lease, will fill up the remaining vacant space in the almost 873,000-square-foot warehouse.
Dan Stover, first vice president with Newmark Phoenix Realty Group, represented the building owner. Bart Hinson, senior associate with Colliers International, represented Gildan.
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