Construction for new facility at Gainesville Regional Airport underway, could bring 80 new jobs

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) -

Construction is underway for a $9,000,000 investment at the Gainesville Airport Industrial Park.

The 42,000 square-foot Fed Ex distribution facility could create more than 80 jobs and is expected to be open for business this summer.

City leaders say the project will bring economic and business development to east Gainesville and will enhance prospects for commercial activity within the Gainesville metropolitan area.