FedEx will build a second distribution facility in Roanoke area
- September 17, 2012
FedEx Ground plans to build a 103,000-square-foot center at the Roanoke Centre for Industry and Technology off U. S. 460 in Roanoke. According to the Roanoke Times, the new building should be complete by fall 2013.
FedEx has a smaller, existing facility in Salem that employs more than 70 employees. The new $5 million project will allow the company to meet growing consumer demands in the region. The Times reported that FedEx is working with SunCap Property Group to build the facility, which it will lease.