Kroger, Ocado to Open 350,000 SF Fulfillment Center in Dallas, Create 400 Jobs
DALLAS — A partnership between The Kroger Co. and online grocery retailer Ocado Solutions will open a 350,000-square-foot fulfillment center off Interstate 20 in Dallas, a project that is expected to create about 400 new jobs. Construction is slated to begin in early 2020, and the facility is expected to be operational within 24 months of the groundbreaking. JLL’s Terry Darrow, Elizabeth Jones, Forshey Hoobler and Brian Leonard represented Kroger in the land acquisition. CBRE’s Nathan Lawrence and Krista Raymond represented the seller, Ridgeline. Kroger and Ocado have two similar facilities in development in Monroe, Ohio, and Groveland, Fla. Additional facilities are planned for metro Atlanta and the Mid-Atlantic region.