GREENWOOD, Ind. — FedEx plans to set up a distribution center in Greenwood two years after abandoning a previous plan for the city, according to Inside Indiana Business.
FedEx plans to spend more than $23 million on an 815,000-square-foot facility just off of I-65 and Worthsville Road. Construction is already underway.
According to The Daily Journal, FedEx expects to create 500 new jobs. Plans call for 100 full-time employees with an average salary of $54,000 and 400 part-time employees with an hourly wage of $15.
In 2017, FedEx announced plans for a small package distribution center in Greenwood that would have created 455 jobs. However, the project was called off in the spring of 2018 when FedEx backed out of the deal, citing “projected operational needs,” according to IIB.
FedEx plans to have the new facility open before the holiday season begins.