The 708,000-square-foot Indy South Logistics Center will be constructed at 955 N. Graham Road, just east of Interstate 65 and south of County Line Road.
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The massive facility, which would employ hundreds of people, would be built on a 100-acre site adjacent to Interstate 74.
Plans call for the mammoth Hancock County facility to feature 146 docks and parking for 1,985 cars and up to 916 trailers.
The Whiteland Town Council has scheduled a special meeting to consider a tax abatement related to the proposed development of 997,000-square-foot logistics building on 121 acres near Interstate 65.
The grocery delivery service, which entered the Indianapolis market in 2011, had hoped to grow its local workforce to as many as 238 employees but fell far short of that goal. On Tuesday, it announced it was pulling out of Indianapolis and other Midwestern markets.
Energizer Manufacturing Inc. is seeking tax breaks from the city of Franklin in return for opening a $62.7 million packaging and distribution center in Franklin Tech Park, just east of Interstate 65 and south of State Road 44.
With the unemployment rate at 3.2% and competition growing as multiple companies ramp up hiring, finding seasonal employees will be tough.
Holmdel, New Jersey-based Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corp. bought the 615,747-square-foot building at 1151 S. Graham Road from local firm Scannell Properties earlier this month.
Gordon Food Service plans to hire and train more than 200 workers for the distribution center at hourly wages of $20 to $25 an hour before the facility opens in late 2021. Longer term, employment at the facility is expected to be much greater.
The 200,000-square-foot southeast-side project would be constructed for PepsiCo subsidiary P-America LLC, which has multiple facilities around Indianapolis.
The two companies plan to build as many as 20 automated grocery warehouses in the United States to help Cincinnati-based Kroger—which has about 70 stores in central Indiana—turbocharge its e-commerce operation.
Maxxis International has several original-equipment supply contracts with Midwest auto assemblers, including Subaru of Indiana.
The sports footwear and apparel company is negotiating a lease to open in a roughly 635,000-square-foot building at 3519 Perry Boulevard.
The online retailer of plus-size women’s apparel with a deep history in Indianapolis and nearly half its workers here is attempting to extricate itself from a debt load of $1.3 billion.
The company said Wednesday that some adjustments are being made this week, and workers who already made $15 an hour will get more than the $1-an-hour raise promised last week.
The retail behemoth will begin paying a minimum wage of $15 per hour in November, but local non-Amazon employers say they have strategies of their own for attracting and retaining workers.