Congratulations to our partners in Kansas City, Missouri, on the news that CVS Pharmacy will locate a 762,000-sq.-ft. distribution center at Skyport Industrial Park, located at 108th Street and North Congress. More than 370 CVS Pharmacy locations throughout the Midwest will be supported by the fulfillment services of this facility. Joe Accurso at Cushman & Wakefield managed the project and lease.
The distribution center will create more than 360 new jobs in the KC region, as well as up to 100 additional jobs that will be outsourced to local businesses. CVS Pharmacy selected the KC region due to its central location, proximity to key road systems and high-quality workforce.
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KCADC was proud to work with the following partners in attracting CVS Pharmacy to the KC region:
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- State of Missouri
- The Missouri Partnership
- Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City
- Platte County Economic Development Council
- Port KC
- Cushman & Wakefield
- NorthPoint Development
- Metropolitan Community College
- Focus Workforces
- IMKO Workforce Solutions
- QPS Employment Group
- Full Employment Council
- Missouri Division of Workforce Development
- Scarbrough International, Ltd.
- KC SmartPort
CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), is America's leading retail pharmacy with over 9,600 locations. It is the first national pharmacy to end the sale of tobacco and the first pharmacy in the nation to receive the Community Pharmacy accreditation from URAC, the leading health care accreditation organization that establishes quality standards for the health care industry. CVS Pharmacy is reinventing pharmacy to help people on their path to better health by providing the most accessible and personalized expertise, both in its stores and online at CVS.com. General information about CVS Pharmacy and CVS Health is available at www.cvshealth.com.