Discount chain Dollar Tree wants to build warehouse in Warrensburg, Missouri

375 new jobs, $110 million investment

Travis Walker
April 18, 2017 - 11:47 am
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Warrensburg, MO  - Virginia-based discount variety store chain Dollar Tree plans to a build a new 1.2 million square-foot warehouse on the edge of town which is expected to create nearly 400 jobs within three years.  The company says the new distribution facility could be up and running by May 2018 if local incentives are approved.

The Missouri Department of Economic Development released the news Tuesday morning.

“Dollar Tree’s decision to grow its business in Missouri is great news for people in Warrensburg. This new distribution center means hundreds of new quality jobs for families. We’re fighting to grow jobs every day, and we’re grateful to Dollar Tree for recognizing that Missouri is open for business and our people are ready to work,” said Governor Eric Greitens

“Dollar Tree is a large and growing organization,” said Dollar Tree Chief Executive Officer Bob Sasser.  “We have been very impressed with the business-friendly approach that the State of Missouri, Johnson County and the City of Warrensburg have provided.  This project demonstrates our commitment to western Missouri by creating hundreds of jobs in the region.  We are proud to become a bigger part of the local community.”

The facility will see 150-200 inbound/outbound trucks per day supporting the chain's retail network in the Midwest.

 

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