Construction begins on Las Vegas's first industrial complex since the recession

FedEx Corp. began building the initial component of first new industrial hub in Las Vegas since the recession, reports Vegas Inc. Construction began this week in Henderson, Nevada on a major distribution centre for FedEx Ground. The facility is expected to be 300,000 square feet and is scheduled to open in January.

The FedEx building is the first of 14 planned buildings of the South15 Airport Center, a 170-acre industrial hub that will employ roughly 2,900 people.

The project is the first major development on the outer edges of southwest Henderson, previous efforts were halted at the onset of the recession.

This is yet another example of great news for the Las Vegas economy, as jobs and capital are now pouring into the city at an astounding rate.

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