Mooresville, N.C.-based Lowe's will build a 1.4 million-sq.-ft. distribution center in Rome, Ga., according to an article in the Charlotte Business Journal.
The distribution center, described by the newspaper as a $125 million facility, will begin serving Lowe's stores in western Georgia, northern Florida and Alabama beginning in 2013. It's located in the North Floyd Industrial Park.
Lowe's also operates three other supply-chain facilities in Georgia. These are located in Palmetto, Savannah and Valdosta.
Valdosta is also the site of a Home Depot rapid deployment center.