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Home Depot to open three new metro Atlanta, Ga. warehousing facilities, create 1,000 new jobs

Christian Fernsby ▼ | August 4, 2020
Home Depot will build a total of three new warehousing facilities in DeKalb, Fulton, and Henry Counties.
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This expansion project will deliver approximately 1,000 jobs to greater metro Atlanta.

Topics: Home Depot jobs

In 2017, The Home Depot announced a plan to invest $1.2 billion in its supply chain to expand its distribution network with approximately 150 new facilities nationally.

This investment will expand the company’s current same-day and next-day delivery options to 90% of the U.S. population. Georgia is a hub for the company’s Southeast supply chain operations and its national delivery strategy.

The Home Depot is currently hiring 600 associates for its new 657,600 square foot Henry County warehouse located at 3150 Highway 42 South in Locust Grove. Interested jobseekers should visit careers.homedepot.com for more information or text JOBS to 52270 for a link to apply to local positions.

In 2021, the company will open a new 615,000 square foot “flatbed delivery center” in DeKalb County at 2182 Coffee Road in Stonecrest.

The Home Depot will also open a 650,000 square foot order fulfillment operation center in Fulton County at Camp Creek Business Center in East Point.

The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) was represented by Hank Evans, director of the Global Commerce division’s logistics projects team, on these competitive projects, in partnership with the Henry County Development Authority, the City of Locust Grove, the City of Stonecrest, Decide DeKalb, the City of East Point, Fulton County, and Georgia Power.


 

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