Retail and Ecommerce Distribution Center Roundup, 5/28/18

Here is Multichannel Merchant’s periodic listing of recent distribution center and fulfillment center activity in the domestic market:

Staples is relocating its Chambersburg, PA distribution center operations to nearby Antrim Township, where it will occupy a new 1 million square foot facility.

Target is retooling a 254,000-square-feet section of a 1.4 million square-foot distribution center in Indianapolis used primarily for Midwest store replenishment to handle ecommerce orders.

Amazon is planning a new 1-million-square-foot fulfillment and sortation center in Gaines Township, MI that will service the Great Lakes region as well as some Canadian markets.

The company also plans to build an 855,000-square-foot fulfillment center in Tucson that will handle returns, light assembly and 3D printing.

Sephora plans to build a 714,000-square-foot warehouse in North Las Vegas which is expected to open in 2019.

Great American Group, Tiger Capital Group and Bon-Ton Stores lien noteholders are looking to sell a 750,000-square-foot DC formerly operated by the defunct retail chain in West Jefferson, OH, outside Columbus. The group acquired the assets in April out of U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Delaware.

A former Lowe’s store vacant since 2009 will be converted into a 134,300-square-foot distribution center.

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