Mercy Clinics Inc. announced that it is building a new family practice clinic in northern Ankeny. Mercy Briarwood Medical Clinic will be located at the northwest corner of Northeast 36th Street and Ankeny Boulevard near the new Ankeny Centennial High School. A ceremonial groundbreaking will be held Thursday at 3 p.m. Scheduled to open in January 2014, the 11,500-square-foot facility will be Mercy's third clinic in Ankeny, and it will initially be staffed by three family practice physicians. Designed by Simonson & Associates Architects, the clinic will feature 24 patient examination rooms, a laboratory, two procedure rooms and X-ray services. JSC Properties Inc. will own the building and Ryan Companies US Inc. is the construction partner.