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FedEx buys $6.1M in land to expand Dauphin County hub

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FedEx,the global logistics and package delivery company, is planning a new building that will expand its distribution facilities in Dauphin County, according to RSR Realtors, which helped broker the land deal for the expansion.
The area marked in red is the parcel FedEx just purchased for $6.1 million. The area in yellow is the parcel still available, according to RSR Realtors. (view the photo here:http://www.centralpennbusiness.com/article/20130514/CPBJ01/130519903/FedEx-buys-$61M-in-land-to-expand-Dauphin-County-hub)

Lemoyne-based RSR said today that Indianapolis-based Scannell Development Co. acquired the 50 acres adjacent to FedEx’s existing distribution facility in Lower Swatara Township for $6.1 million to build the new center.

The township commissioners could vote Wednesday on the new 312,000-square-foot facility for FedEx Ground to be built on Fulling Mill Road, said Brenda Wick, the township planning and zoning director. The planning commission has recommended approval for the facility that is adjacent to FedEx’s Freight facility on North Union Street.

FedEx could employ up to 250 people at the site and developers are ready to begin construction as soon as its approved, Wick said.

Courtesy of the Central Penn Business Journal. Read the full article here:

FedEx buys $6.1M in land to expand Dauphin County hub | Central Penn Business Journal.

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