Expansions: United States Cold Storage and More
United States Cold Storage has opened a $35 million food distribution facility in Laredo, Texas. The 232,366-square-foot warehouse was designed and built by Stellar, a fully integrated firm specializing in design, engineering, construction, and mechanical services. The facility features a freezer area, cooler area, refrigerated loading dock, cross-dock area, refrigerated repack room, and office space. Stellar also incorporated future growth options in the site's master plan.
In a separate development, Dot Foods, the largest food industry redistributor in North America, has started construction on its twelfth distribution center in Bear, DE. The $36 million, 188,000-square-foot facility is expected to be completed in autumn 2019. Dot Foods plans to hire up to 125 employees in the first year of operation.