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Target is quietly progressing on two new massive distribution centers in the Houston area, underscoring how the retailer is growing its regional presence despite broader fears of a potential recession.
The retailer has released few details about the projects, but a Target spokesperson confirmed that the company is moving ahead on the distribution hubs, a 1.2 million-square-foot facility at Beltway 66 Logistics Park, along Beltway 8 between the South Freeway and I-45, and a 1.4 million-square-foot facility at Generation Park, along West Lake Houston Parkway off the northeast Beltway.
Meanwhile, Target’s other planned distribution center, at 5805 South Sam Houston Parkway East, is being developed by Dallas-based real estate firm Hillwood Properties at the Beltway 66 Logistics Park. The retailer signed the lease in the fourth quarter of 2022, according to real estate sources. Estimated to cost $65.8 million, construction of the building, designed by Powers Brown Architecture, is expected to wrap in October, according to state permit filings.
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