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Walgreens Selects KC Region for $30 Million High-Tech Facility

by Laura Patriquin | Nov 22, 2021

Congratulations to our partners in Liberty, Missouri, on Walgreens’ $30 million investment in a more than 65,000-sq.-ft., micro-fulfillment center at Liberty Commerce Center. The facility will create 200 jobs and over $8 million in payroll. The facility is estimated to open by the end of 2022. 

Walgreens’ micro-fulfillment model is designed to better serve customers in the Midwest, increasing the speed at which product is delivered to retail stores, to lockers for pick-up and directly to customer homes.

According to Walgreens, “These fulfillment centers are dedicated to fulfilling retail prescription orders and play an important role in our effort to create the pharmacy of the future, one that further enables our store pharmacy teams to spend more of their time providing front-line patient care.”

Read the News Release

The Kansas City Area Development Council was proud to partner with the following organizations in attracting Walgreens to the KC region:

State of Missouri
Missouri Partnership
City of Liberty, Missouri
Liberty Economic Development Corporation
JLL – Kevin Wilkerson
Cushman & Wakefield – Joe Accurso
Metropolitan Community College
KC SmartPort

About Walgreens
Walgreens (www.walgreens.com) is included in the United States segment of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA), an integrated pharmacy, healthcare and retail leader serving millions of customers and patients every day, with a 170-year heritage of caring for communities. As America’s most loved pharmacy, health and beauty company, Walgreens' purpose is to champion the health and well-being of every community in America. Operating nearly 9,000 retail locations across America, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, Walgreens is proud to be a neighborhood health destination serving approximately 9 million customers each day. Walgreens pharmacists play a critical role in the U.S. healthcare system by providing a wide range of pharmacy and healthcare services. To best meet the needs of customers and patients, Walgreens offers a true omnichannel experience, with fully integrated physical and digital platforms supported by the latest technology to deliver high-quality products and services in local communities nationwide.


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