Nespresso Canada is opening a new distribution centre in Pointe-Claire, Quebec. The 325,000-square-foot facility will be the first Canadian warehouse leased by the company. Owned by Rosefellow real estate development firm and its partners Skyline Commercial REIT and Fit Ventures, the new facility will allow Nespresso Canada to store the majority of products being shipped to its Quebec outlets, as well as those shipped directly to consumers making online purchases. The DC is slated to be operating by the summer of 2022, and the company says future growth is already in the planning stages.
Polaris Inc. plans to expand its distribution facility in Wilmington, Ohio. The 165,000-square-foot expansion will bring the facility footprint to 465,000 square feet. The DC will continue to support Polaris’s aftermarket, parts, garments, and accessories (PG&A) businesses. The expansion will allow for additional rack storage and new automated material handling technology, and will create an estimated 20 to 25 new jobs over three years. Polaris will break ground on the addition this spring with completion slated for Spring 2023.
Lineage Logistics is building an automated cold-storage facility in Windsor, Colorado. It will be operated for JBS USA, a global food company. The more than 200,000-square-foot facility will provide JBS with expanded blast freezing and storage capacity, as well as rail access to support the shipment of export products to ports located on the West Coast. It will be built on land purchased by Lineage within the 3,000-acre Great Western Industrial Park (GWIP). Owned and operated by rail and real estate developer The Broe Group, the site will be served by The Broe Group’s transportation affiliate, OmniTRAX, which owns and operates a network of 24 regional and short line railroads across North America. OmniTRAX will design, build and operate a custom intermodal rail solution for the new facility. Construction is expected to be complete in 2023.