Home Depot DC closer to fruition in Alabama

A Home Depot distribution center slated for Jefferson County, Ala., is closer to fruition, according to a report in the Birmingham News.

The approximately 650,000-square-foot facility is expected to employ "as many as" 400 people, according to the report.

The retailer is planning a similar facility in Monroe, Ohio, as well. There, Home Depot recently won approval for a $33.9 million, 657,000-square-foot facility.