FedEx confirms new Polk County distribution center

By Ashley Gurbal Kritzer

FedEx Ground Shipping Services has confirmed its new 300,000-square-foot distribution center in Polk County.

The facility will serve the Orlando area, spokesman Jesse Bull wrote in an email Friday. The Tampa Bay Business Journal was first to report that FedEx was the unnamed company seeking public incentives for a new warehouse in Davenport, north of Interstate 4, on Waverly Barn Road. Completion is slated for May 2016.

“The site was chosen because of its ease of access to major highways, proximity…

Source:: BizJournal Real Estate