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Kroger Acquires 68 Acres for New $55 Million Facility

Kroger Acquires 68 Acres for New $55 Million Facility


CINCINNATI, OH
Monday, April 15th, 2019

Kroger is furthering its plan to put as many distribution centers on the map as possible. Last week, The Dayton Business Journal reported that the retailer is building a new facility in Monroe, Ohio, following the purchase of 68 acres.

According to Butler County property records, Kroger purchased 68 acres of land on Hamilton-Lebanon Road in Monroe on March 20. This transaction included 62 acres of land for the price of $3.75 million and six neighboring acres for the price of $829,640. The new facility is part of Kroger and Ocado’s plan to build 20 fulfillment centers over the next three years.

Kroger has purchased 68 acres of land on Hamilton-Lebanon Road in Monroe, Ohio, where it will build one of its new Ocado fulfillment centers

While Kroger has home-court advantage with its latest facility, the news source also reported that major e-tailer Amazon is also opening a distribution center in the area.

Kroger's latest distribution center will cost $55 million and stand tall at 335,000 square feet. The facility is slated to open in 2021 and will create 410 new jobs for the market.

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