Williams-Sonoma Inc. plans Northwest Jacksonville distribution center

The city is reviewing a permit application for a $1.13 million build-out.

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San Francisco-based Williams-Sonoma Inc., the lifestyle cookware and home furnishings brand with 250 stores worldwide and an e-commerce site, intends to open a warehouse in Northwest Jacksonville at a build-out cost of $1.13 million.

The city is reviewing a permit for FCL Builders of Itasca, Illinois, to renovate a 168,000-square-foot distribution center at 4259 Perimeter Industrial Parkway W. in the Perimeter West Industrial Park for Williams-Sonoma.

Rooker Co. of Atlanta is the landlord. Pieper O’Brien Herr of Alpharetta, Georgia, is the architect.

The park is at northeast Interstate 295 and Pritchard Road.

Williams-Sonoma was founded by Chuck Williams in 1956.

Its brands include Williams Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, PBteen, West Elm, Williams-Sonoma Home, Rejuvenation, and Mark and Graham. Pottery Barn has a store at St. Johns Town Center.

JLL Senior Managing Director Luke Pope represented Rooker. 

Principal and President J.R. Richardson and director Rich Antczak with Newmark Phoenix Realty Group and Brian Knowles, a founding principal of Lee & Associates of Eastern Pennsylvania LLC, represented Williams-Sonoma.

The city issued a permit Jan. 14 for Rooker to build the168,000-square-foot Perimeter West Building Two speculative shell warehouse.

FCL Builders was the contractor for the $6.98 million structure on about 10.48 acres.

Rooker Vice President Cason Bufe said Nov. 9 that the building was scheduled for completion in summer 2022. 

RP Perimeter West Two LLC is the developer of the proposed structure. Almond Engineering is the civil engineering firm. 

Rooker is a full-service real estate development firm.