Chewy to Open $55M Distribution Center in North Carolina, Create 1,200 New Jobs
SALISBURY, N.C. — Online pet products retailer Chewy will open a $55 million distribution center in Salisbury, a city located roughly midway between Charlotte and Greensboro. The project is expected to bring 1,200 new jobs to the area. Local media outlet The Salisbury Post reports that the facility will span about 700,000 square feet, and that the groundbreaking will be held in May with completion slated for June 2020. The property will be the ninth fulfillment center in the country for Chewy, which is headquartered in Boston and Dania Beach, Fla. In April 2017, PetSmart acquired Chewy for a reported $3.35 billion.