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AutoZone to Establish Major East Coast Distribution Center and Direct Import Facility in New Kent County

February 18, 2022

This is an excerpt from a larger article which can be found at:

https://www.governor.virginia.gov/newsroom/news-releases/2022/february/name-928922-en.html

 

Governor Glenn Youngkin Announces AutoZone to Establish Major East Coast Distribution Center and Direct Import Facility in New Kent County, Creating 352 New Jobs

~  America’s leading auto parts retailer and distributor to invest $185.2 million in new warehouse and distribution facility ~

RICHMOND, VA – Governor Glenn Youngkin today announced that AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE: AZO), the nation’s leading auto parts retailer and distributor of automotive replacement parts and accessories, will invest $185.2 million to establish a new warehouse and distribution center in New Kent County. The company will construct an 800,000-square-foot distribution center and direct import facility in the New Kent City Center to serve as its East Coast distribution operation, creating 352 new jobs.

“We are excited that AutoZone has chosen New Kent County, Virginia for its next logistics facility,” said Felicia Howard, Vice President of Economic Development Strategy, Dominion Energy Virginia. “Dominion Energy looks forward to not only powering AutoZone’s ability to distribute to new markets, but also partnering for its long-term success in this region.”

More information about Dominion Energy Economic Development can be found here.

 

 

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