GREENSBORO, N.C. (WFMY) – A new Publix Distribution Center is coming to Greensboro and with it 1,000 new jobs to the Triad area.

On Wednesday, Gov. Roy Cooper and local city leaders revealed a major economic development announcement at the Koury Convention Center in Greensboro.

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The company plans to invest $400 million while also creating 1,000 jobs over a number of years. The distribution center jobs would have a median salary of $42,000

In March, Greensboro City leaders unanimously approved an incentives package in hopes to persuade Publix to open a distribution center in East Greensboro.

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