MARION COUNTY, Fla. (WCJB) -
A new distribution facility is coming to Ocala and with it hundreds of jobs.
The Ocala-Marion County Chamber and Economic Partnership announced today that Dollar Tree is building a distribution facility near the area of I-75 and County Road 484.
Construction on a 500,000 square foot building will begin immediately and it will employ 200 people.
Afterwards, a 1,200,000 square foot facility will be built that will create 500 more jobs.
Chamber leaders say the project is an investment of more than $200,000,000.