Metro Invests $400 Million into Expanding its Etobicoke Distribution Center
TORONTO, ONTARIO - Metro’s Vickers Road distribution center is getting a $400 million makeover that includes replacing and expanding its facilities with a new refrigerated warehouse, distribution center, and administrative offices. According to news source toronto.com, the project will total over 540,000 square feet.
“This is a really exciting thing to do for reinvestment in the city,” said project consultant Rick Pennycooke at a community council meeting last week, according to the news source. “This is going to be the latest and greatest in distribution technology for food distribution.”
The news source also noted that the Etobicoke York community council has endorsed city planning recommendations for a zoning bylaw amendment, with the council voting on the recommendation on June 18, 2019.
The project is expected to create 600 jobs for the Toronto area.
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