Official Press Release: December 14, 2011
ALDI To Build 500,000-Square-Foot Office and Warehouse Space
WEST PALM BEACH, FLA. - The Business Development Board (BDB), in partnership with Palm Beach County, the Village of Royal Palm Beach and Workforce Alliance, today announced that ALDI, the Batavia, Ill., based select assortment discount grocer, will build a 500,000-square-foot office and warehousing space in the Village of Royal Palm Beach that will be used for its division headquarters and regional distribution center.
The facility will oversee and distribute to stores in the Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade markets. ALDI proudly pays above market wages for all positions as well as offering a generous benefits package.
The Village of Royal Palm Beach site is a 70-acre property and is bordered by Royal Palm Beach High School to the north and the Regal Royal Palm Beach Stadium 18 cinema to the south with access to State Road 7.
“We are thrilled to welcome ALDI to this area, and we’re pleased that they have selected Palm Beach County to serve the entire South Florida market,” stated Kelly Smallridge, President and CEO of the Business Development Board. “Known for bringing shoppers the highest quality products at the lowest possible prices, ALDI also has a track record as a strong community partner, and we look forward to working with them as a key business in Palm Beach County.”
About ALDI Inc.
A leader in the grocery retailing industry since 1976, ALDI is committed to bringing customers the highest quality products at the lowest possible prices. The company’s exclusive brands meet or beat the national name brands on taste and quality. With more than 1,100 U.S. stores located in 31 states, primarily from Kansas to the East Coast, ALDI continues to expand, most recently in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area and South Florida. ALDI applies smart and efficient operational and business practices to save more than 20 million monthly customers up to 50 percent on their grocery bills. ALDI sells more than 1,400 of the most frequently purchased grocery and household items in a simple and easy-to-navigate shopping environment.
For more information, visit www.Aldi.us.
*Construction on this project has not commenced. Therefore, ALDI does not have plans to hire Warehouse or Office personnel for an undetermined amount of time.
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If you are interested in providing services or equipment for the new distribution center, please email us at email@example.com or submit information in writing to :ALDI, Inc. P.O. Box 97 Haines City, FL 33845