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Chewy, Inc. Opening Large ECommerce Fulfillment Center in KC Area

by Lexi Ryan | Jul 21, 2020

Congratulations to our partners in Belton on the announcement that Chewy, Inc., an American online retailer of pet food and other pet-related products, will open a new eCommerce fulfillment center at Southview Commerce Center. The company plans to hire 1,200 over the next several years and invest $143.2 million. Cushman & Wakefield, led the real estate search for this project.

The Kansas City Area Development Council was proud to partner with the following organizations in attracting Chewy, Inc. to the KC region:

State of Missouri
Missouri Partnership
City of Belton, Missouri
Cushman & Wakefield
NorthPoint Development
Evergy
Spire
QPS Employment Services
Aerotek
KC SmartPort

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About Chewy, Inc.
Chewy’s mission is to become the most trusted and convenient destination for pet parents everywhere. Launched in 2011, Chewy offers a wide selection of more than 45,000 items at competitive prices, fast 1-2 day shipping and around-the-clock convenience that only e-commerce can offer. Chewy employs more than 15,000 and operates from 15 locations across the U.S., including 6.1 million sq. ft. of fulfillment. For more information, visit https://www.chewy.com/ or follow @Chewy.

About KC SmartPort
KC SmartPort is the authority on logistics opportunities in the 18-county, bi-state Kansas City region.  A non-profit economic development organization, KC SmartPort promotes and enhances the Kansas City region’s status as a leading North American logistics hub.  KC SmartPort is affiliated with the Kansas City Area Development Council, the regional economic development organization for the 18-county Kansas City metro.

 

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