FedEx purchased 150 acres in Ocala to build the FedEx Ground Package System Inc. This facility, when completed, will total 630,000 square feet and will bring in 165 full-time employees.
Skanska will be the construction company building the facility, and they currently have up to 150 construction workers on site. The steel structure portion of the building will begin construction in February 2015, and the building is to be completed in March 2016. The first phase of the facility will encompass 410,000 square feet. The site of this facility is visible from the east portion of Interstate 75.