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Jax Daily Record Friday, Jun. 8, 201805:20 AM EST

New headquarters approved for Champion Brands Inc.

Jacksonville-based beer, drink distributor adding building.

The city issued a permit Wednesday for Champion Brands Inc. to build its almost 36,000-square-foot headquarters building at 5520 Florida Mining Blvd. S. at a cost of $6.5 million.

Sauer Inc. is the contractor. 

Jacksonville-based Champion Brands, a beer and beverage distributor, is based in a 115,307-square-foot office-warehouse at 5571 Florida Mining Blvd. S. 

When the new building is completed early next year, the company will demolish the office space at its warehouse for a 40,000-square-foot warehouse expansion.

Champion Brands distributes dozens of brands, including Coors Lite, Miller Lite, Intuition Ale Works and Red Bull Energy Drinks.

Animal clinic OK’d at Powers Bay

Build-out was approved for the veterinary clinic that will occupy the first building at the almost 61-acre Powers Bay business park along Philips Highway.

The city approved a permit for Moducomm Development Inc. to make tenant improvements at 14193 Philips Highway at a cost of almost $1.1 million. 

The clinic will lease an almost 12,000-square-foot building that was constructed at a shell construction cost of $1.7 million.

The land owner for the 1-acre clinic site is Maxsam LLC, led by Jacksonville veterinarians Peter Prince at VCA Augustine Loretto Animal Hospital at 11359 Old St. Augustine Road and Jeff Woods with the Merrill Animal Clinic at 7530 Merrill Road.

The veterinarian’s office is the first phase of Powers Bay, developed by Frapag Powers Bay LLC of Ponte Vedra Beach.

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