Ross Stores building $450-million distribution center in Randolph County

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North Carolina Construction News staff write

Retailer, Ross Stores, Inc. will build a $450 million distribution center in the City of Randleman.

The $20 billion, Fortune 500 company operates two off-price chains including Ross Dress for Less, the largest off-price apparel and home fashion chain in the U.S. The company will build its ninth distribution center in a 1.7 million square-foot facility on 330 acres for warehousing, fulfillment, and packing operations.

“We are excited about the opportunity to build out a new distribution facility in North Carolina to support our growth initiatives over the long term,” said the  Rob Kummerer, the company’s executive vice-president of supply chain.

“We value the collaboration of the many state and local leaders, including the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina, Department of Commerce, and the officials in the city of Randleman and Randolph County who have been instrumental in bringing these plans to fruition,” he said in a statement.

Ross’ project in North Carolina will receive a Job Development Investment Grant (JDIG) awarded to Ross Dress For Less, Inc., which was approved by the state’s Economic Investment Committee.

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