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Published: Monday, 7/21/2014 - Updated: 2 years ago

Trustees approve tax abatement

FedEx prepares for $42 million expansion


Perrysburg Township Trustees approved a 15-year, 100-percent tax abatement for FedEx Ground Packaging System Inc. for a $42 million expansion at Third and J streets.

The project will increase the 607,364-square-foot facility by about 62,000 additional square feet, including 60 more loading doors. The firm is projecting 22 more full-time jobs that would generate $1 million in payroll a year and 145 part-time positions that would add $1.7 million in payroll.

The FedEx facility cost $90 million to build and now has 104 full-time and 707 part-time workers.

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