With flicks of gray dirt flying off twelve ceremonial shovels, discount grocer Aldi officially broke ground this morning on the 650,000-square-foot distribution center and regional headquarters the company is building at SR 7 and Okeechobee Boulevard.
“I’m like a kid waiting for Christmas,” Mayor Matty Mattioli said during the 20-minute ceremony in front of about 30 elected village officials, county commissioners and Aldi representatives. “I never dreamed Aldi would be coming to Royal Palm Beach.”
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Large completed construction projects in Palm Beach County
Gardens Mall: 1.4 million square feet
Mall at Wellington Green: 1.25 million square feet
Boynton Beach Mall: 1 million square feet
Walgreens warehouse (west of Jupiter): 650,000 square feet
Office Depot headquarters (Boca Raton): 625,000 square feet
Scripps’ campus (Jupiter): 350,000 square feet
Palm Beach County Convention Center (West Palm Beach): 350,000 square feet