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Stellar Breaks Ground on New Fire Station for the City of Jacksonville

April 6th, 2022 · Leave a Comment

Stellar, a firm providing award-winning construction management at-risk, design-build and general contracting services for a range of commercial and public sector markets recently broke ground on Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department’s (JFRD) Fire Station 65.

The design for JFRD’s new 9,700-square-foot facility includes:

  • Three fire engine bays
  • A bunk room sleeping 10 firefighters
  • Kitchen and dining rooms
  • Locker rooms
  • Dispatch and Communications rooms
  • A fitness room
  • A retention pond
  • A staff parking lot and visitor spaces

Stellar will also be teaming up with Breaking Ground Contracting to achieve Florida Green Building Coalition (FGBC) certification at Fire Station 65. To meet sustainable goals the project will include LED lighting, use of low volatile organic compound (VOC) materials, use of recycled materials, and recycling of concrete and masonry materials.

Stellar will provide construction management services on the project. PQH Group is the architect.

Fire Station 65 will be located at 7698 Bailey Body Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32216. Construction is scheduled for completion in November 2022.

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