A big-time battery-maker is putting a copper top on Shugart Farms, along with adding up to 800 new jobs to the Metro Atlanta economy. Duracell has inked a deal to lease all of Core5 Logistics Center at Shugart Farms, at 5000 Bohannon Road in Fairburn, from Core5 Industrial Partners. Core5 broke ground last year on the spec, 874k SF warehouse. Read More« Previous1…35363738Next »
ATLANTA, May 2, 2018 – Atlanta-based Core5 Industrial Partners announced today a 601,350 square-foot build-to-suit for Empire Distributors, Inc. a wholesale beverage distributor that serves three states in the Southeast (GA, TN and NC) and represents over 1,000 brands from around the world. The building resides at 685 Hartman Road in Austell, Georgia. The facility is an expansion for Empire, moving from approximately 300,000 square feet in Atlanta Industrial Park in Fulton County to the new building in Southwest Cobb County. Empire’s corporate headquarters and its regional distribution operations will be housed in the facility which will feature over 80,000 square feet of two-story office space alongside dedicated cooler and distribution space. The entire building will be climate controlled to maintain the high quality of inventory stored. Empire will employ a workforce of over 440 people with anticipated growth to over 510 employees within ten years. The facility plans to be fully operational by the fourth quarter of 2018. Anticipated investment in building and equipment is over $52 million.
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