TJX says it has bought all the land it needs for a distribution center in Lordstown.
In an email Saturday night, a spokesperson for the company says it has closed the purchase of about 290 acres.
That land is right across I-80 from the GM Lordstown plant.
Erika Tower, a spokesperson for the company, says the company expects to begin construction in the coming weeks.
The center is expected to give jobs to 1,000 people.
Here is the entire statement from Tower:
“We are very pleased to confirm that HomeGoods has completed its purchase of approximately 290 acres of land in Lordstown, Ohio. We expect to begin construction of our distribution center in the coming weeks, which will help service HomeGoods’ growing network of stores and create approximately 1,000 jobs for residents of the village and neighboring communities once the facility is fully operational.
“We are extremely appreciative of all who have supported this project from the beginning and throughout the project planning process, and we look forward to becoming a contributing member of both the Lordstown community and the greater Mahoning Valley.