Health & Beauty Products Distribution Center – Location Project

Major Location Factors

  • Access to major highways to support inbound and outbound trucks
  • Available site large enough to accommodate current and future needs
  • Unskilled and skilled workforce to support normal and seasonal needs
  • Labor market with competitive wages and benefits
  • Community able to meet aggressive start-up schedule
  • State and local incentive programs offered

Austin Services Provided

  • Labor Analysis
  • Community and Property Selection
  • Due Diligence
  • Incentives Negotiation


Project Investment: $117 Million
Labor Requirements500 by 2013
Site Size: 40-60 usable acres
Building Size: 590,000 SF


Original Search Area: East Central Ohio, Central Indiana, Northern Kentucky
Final Location: Selected 70 acre site in Zanesville, Ohio (50 miles east of Columbus)