Grocers Supply Breaks Ground on 727,600-Square-Foot Distribution Facility in Texas
HOUSTON, TX - Texan grocery distributor Grocers Supply—a C&S Wholesale Grocers subsidiary providing to Fiesta, Piggly Wiggly, and other retailers throughout Texas and the South—has made plans to significantly grow its presence in its home state. Liberty Property Trust announced that it has broken ground on a new 727,600-square-foot distribution center that Grocers Supply will lease long-term, providing the company with increased capacity and greater efficiency in serving the southeast Texas market.
“This project will consolidate several buildings into one state-of-the-art facility, thereby enhancing our ability to provide efficient and timely distribution throughout the market,” said Max Henderson, President of Grocers Supply, in a press release reported on by the Houston Business Journal. “This long-term investment demonstrates Grocers Supply’s commitment to our highly-valued customers as well as growing our business in the years to come.”
The new facility will reportedly include a 540-foot-deep building with 40-foot clear height, 65-foot speed bays, and 75 dock doors. The distribution center will also feature two pre-engineered metal buildings—a 24,870-square-foot building for maintenance and a 20,020-square-foot one for pallet stripping—and Grocers Supply will also own 34 acres of land adjacent to the facility.
Grocers Supply scrapped a similar project in 2014, Houston Business Journal also noted, when the company was acquired by C&S Wholesale Grocers.
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