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Business Cheetah 9-4
FedEx center to deliver jobs to area
J&J Powder Coating owner Jimmy Zavogiannis, center, puts finishing touches on his new sign Monday morning before a crane raises it into place. The shop is located at 4814 Sen. Jerry Cooper Highway, also known as New Nashville Highway.
The biggest Middle Tennessee business news of the week doesn’t come from the beautiful countryside of Warren County. It comes just a few miles down the road in Murfreesboro where FedEx announced plans to build a $190 million distribution center.It will be a Carrier-sized facility, right at 1 million square feet, and will produce the equivalent of 200 full-time jobs. The most promising news is about 40 of those 200 jobs will be good-paying jobs with an average salary of $53,500 per year.