Five Below to Open $70M Distribution Center in Georgia’s Monroe County
FORSYTH, GA. — Discount retailer Five Below will invest $70 million to build a new distribution center in Monroe County, roughly 60 miles southeast of Atlanta. According to local media reports, the facility will be located within Meridian 75 Logistics Center, a 186-acre master-planned business park in Forsyth. The new building will create 130 new jobs. The initial investment includes $42 million in land and building, and approximately $28 million in machinery and equipment. Additional investment will occur over the next five years. Founded in 2002, Philadelphia-based Five Below sells products that cost $5 or less. The chain operates more than 650 stores across 32 states, and plans to open 125 new stores this year. A construction timeline for the Monroe County facility was not disclosed.