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Walmart Opening New 1.8M SF Distribution Center in KC Area

by Lexi Ryan | Dec 11, 2019
Congratulations to our partners in Topeka on the announcement that Walmart is opening a new 1.8M-sq.-ft. Distribution center, joining its three existing distribution operations in the KC region. The company has committed to a 10-year $635 million investment that will create 300 new jobs over the next five years. Joe Accurso, Cushman & Wakefield led the real estate search for the project. 
The Kansas City Area Development Council was proud to partner with the following organizations in attracting Walmart to the KC region:

State of Kansas
Kansas Department of Commerce
Greater Topeka Partnership
Cushman & Wakefield
KC SmartPort

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About Walmart
First opened in Rogers, Arkansas in 1962 by Sam Walton, Walmart has grown to more than 11,500 locations with $514.405 billion in revenue. The headquarters resides in Bentonville, Arkansas, where the company takes thoughtful and deliberate actions to serve customers and position its International business for long-term growth. Walmart operates a chain of hypermarkets, discount department stores, and grocery stores, and owns Sam’s Club retail warehouses. For more information, visit  

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