The purchase price was $42.5 million and included 320,000 square feet of a 520,000-square-foot facility at the Key Logistics Center at 5300 Allen K. Breed Highway.

LAKELAND – Polk County’s Swedish population may see an uptick with the upcoming opening of that country’s DIY furniture giant IKEA’s new fulfillment center in Lakeland.

And maybe throw in a few new German residents.

DHL Supply Chain, a subsidiary of the German logistics company DHL International, recently closed on the purchase of warehouse space that it will operate as an e-commerce fulfillment center for IKEA. The purchase price was $42.5 million and included 320,000 square feet of a 520,000-square-foot facility at the Key Logistics Center at 5300 Allen K. Breed Highway.

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