Gabriel Brothers Plans New Distribution Facility in Ohio

Gabe’s establishes its largest distribution center at PrimeOhio II Industrial Park, a SiteOhio Authenticated location
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Company Name: Gabriel Brothers, Inc.
Location: Springfield
Industry Sector: Logistics and Distribution
Company Profile: Company is a discount department store chain with over 116 stores that offers brand name fashions and footwear, home décor, kitchen tools, work gear, pet supplies and other consumer goods.
Company Website: www.mygabes.com

Project Summary:

  • Type of Project: New Location
  • Jobs:
    • Jobs committed: 833
    • Types of Jobs:Full-time and part-time jobs include material handlers, packers, sorters, equipment operators, truck drivers, counters, administrators, supervisors, managers, and more.
  • Capital Investment: $35,850,000
  • Timetable: Construction at the 114-acre site will begin mid-October 2021 and hiring will commence in the fall of 2022. The facility is expected to open for full operation in February 2023.

Company Need:

Gabriel Brother’s Inc, or Gabe’s, sought to increase its distribution operations to receive, process, and ship millions of units of merchandise.

Testimonial:

“Gabe’s is thrilled to join the incredible Springfield community. It is our commitment to build a state-of-the-art facility and run a top-tier operation that will contribute positively on behalf of all Ohioans.”
– Jason Wolter, executive vice president and chief operating officer, Gabe’s


Why Ohio?

Gabe’s will establish a new distribution center in Springfield, Ohio, at PrimeOhio II Industrial Park, a SiteOhio Authenticated Site.

CNBC named Ohio among the top 10 best states for business because of its infrastructure and logistics capabilities. The Tax Foundation also ranked Ohio No. 1 in distribution center corporate tax costs. With a central geographic location close to customers and a multimodal statewide infrastructure, Ohio makes reliable, efficient shipping possible.

Ohio has the fourth largest interstate highway system in the nation, and 60% of United States and Canadian customers are within a day’s drive, which makes Ohio ideal for road transport.

Measuring over 850,000 square feet, it will be Gabe’s largest distribution center.

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Collaborators:

JobsOhio, the Dayton Development Coalition, the Economic Development for the Greater Springfield Partnership, the city of Springfield, and the Ohio Department of Development