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Sam’s Club to Open Distribution Centers in St. Louis, Minneapolis

Sam’s Club, a division of Walmart, has announced plans to open two new distribution centers in early 2024 near St. Louis and Minneapolis. The new facilities are part of a multi-year growth plan to transform the supply chain at Sam’s Club and evolve the network’s end-to-end capabilities.

The first facility will open in Edwardsville, Illinois. The 370,000 square-foot facility will be located at 5710 Inner Park Drive, and serve as a distribution center and fulfillment center, creating more than 100 jobs across the region. Walmart is a large employer in Illinois, with more than 57,000 associates.

The Shakopee, Minnesota, facility will be located at 7400 Hentges Way and will serve as a multipurpose distribution center. The 365,000-square-foot facility is scheduled to open in March 2024 and will employ more than 80 associates. Walmart employs more than 24,000 associates across Minnesota.

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Jasmine Kilman is Content Director of Connect Commercial Real Estate, covering Chicago and greater Chicagoland, the Midwest, Seattle, and the Pacific Northwest. She covers industry trends, transaction deals, market research, and produces daily news stories. With experience in marketing and communications for academic nonprofits and corporate clients, including Hearst Media, Hilton, and Coldwell Banker, Kilman has written about commercial real estate, environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG), technology, healthcare, and philanthropy. She was born and raised in California and graduated with a degree in public relations. In her spare time, Kilman enjoys hiking and traveling to new locations with her family.

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