Glazer’s Beer & Beverage, a leading malt beverage distribution, sales, and marketing organization, is breaking ground on a new 253,200 SF beverage distributorship. A groundbreaking ceremony took place on Thursday, May 18 at 9:00 am. The project is located at 3311 Development Drive, Weslaco, Texas, 78599, at the Mid Valley International Industrial Park.
“Glazer’s Beer & Beverage is thrilled to bring this new distributorship to Weslaco as we continue to expand our presence in South Texas. Our mission is to provide superior service and develop positive relationships with our incredible suppliers and customers to build a world class company that will enable Glazer’s Beer & Beverage to invest in our people, brands, technology, facilities, and communities,” said Matt Swilling, Vice President of Operations for Glazer’s Beer & Beverage.
The state-of-the-art facility will feature an insulated concrete tilt-up exterior and a conventional steel structure with over 210,000 SF of temperature-controlled space and 36’ clear height. The facility will also house roughly 25,000 SF of office space, 27 dock positions, and 40 battery charging stations.
“Having Glazer’s Beer & Beverage construct a facility of this magnitude in Weslaco, is truly momentous,” said JJ Serrano, EDCW Board President, “and not to mention the economic impact it will have on the city and the families in our area.”
This new facility exemplifies Glazer’s Beer & Beverage’s commitment to the Rio Grande Valley.
“We are excited to partner with Glazer’s Beer & Beverage on another state-of-the-art beer distribution center,” said Mark Turney, ARCO National Construction Beverage Group Vice President. “They truly are one of the best in the business.”
ARCO Beverage Group, the nation’s largest builder of beverage distributorships, is providing design-build services for the project. ARCO previously completed a 115,000 SF distributorship for Glazer’s Beer & Beverage in Odessa, Texas.
About Glazer’s Beer & Beverage
Glazer’s Beer and Beverage, LLC, the industry’s preferred provider of beverage products, serves as one the nation’s largest distributors of malt beverages. The family owned and operated Texas based company has been involved in the beer distribution business since 1933 and has expanded to 12 warehouse distributorships located throughout Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas, serving over 10,000 retail locations. Glazer’s Beer & Beverage represents more than 60 brewing partners and numerous nonalcoholic brands and energy drinks, selling over 30 million cases annually.
About Weslaco Economic Development Corporation
The Economic Development Corporation of Weslaco (EDCW) is a non-profit corporation dedicated to the creation of jobs through the recruitment of new industries and helping existing companies relocate and/or expand. Our objective is job creation and adding wealth to the city of Weslaco. The EDCW serves as a catalyst in increasing economic wealth and growth in Weslaco by fostering a positive business environment, assisting, and facilitating investment in business interests in Weslaco, and adding value to Weslaco’s tax base.
About ARCO Beverage Group
ARCO Beverage Group is a premier, full-service design-build general contractor with more than 30 years of experience providing beverage industry clientele with complete construction services throughout the United States. As the nation’s largest builder of beverage distributorships, ARCO has constructed or made modifications to over 200 beverage facilities nationwide. From new distributorships to expansions, conversions, and renovation, our team is expertly knowledgeable in the specifications and requirements for beverage facilities to run efficiently and successfully. For more information, visit www.arcobeveragegroup.com.
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