Belk’s Union County Facility to Expand Footprint by 50 Percent
July 19, 2014
Department store retailer Belk, Inc., announced the expansion of its Union County e-commerce distribution and fulfillment center operations for the second time since establishing there in mid-June 2012. The $47 million investment will expand the facility footprint by 50 percent and add 20 new jobs, which will grow the company’s Jonesville presence to 314 employees.
20 New Jobs
Broad River Electric Cooperative
“Belk’s e-commerce business continues to grow, and with it the demand for increased distribution and fulfillment operations. Our Jonesville facility has been a key factor in our belk.com growth, and we are pleased to be able to invest additional resources in and to bring additional jobs to Union County.”
-John R. Belk, President and COO, Belk, Inc.
“This expansion represents more jobs for our citizens, more tax base for government services and schools, and shows continued confidence in the future of Union County. On behalf of our community and citizens – with a 345,000 square foot addition to the existing building, $47,000,000 in new investment for a total of $93,000,000 – thank you Belk!”
-Thomas L. Sinclair, Union County Supervisor and Council Chairman