DOTHAN, Ala. — Gateway Tire & Service Center will invest $11 million to build a 200,000-sq.-ft. tire distribution center at the Westgate Industrial Park in in Dothan.
The facility, which is expected to create 30 jobs initially with more in the future, will be expandable to 340,000 square feet, according to the Alabama Department of Commerce.
Company officials and dignitaries held a groundbreaking ceremony for the facility on July 19. It should be in operation by spring 2018.
"The location in Westgate Industrial Park has the key infrastructure for our operation, and we really appreciate the warm welcome and support we have received by the Dothan and Houston County community." Dennis King, vice president of corporate operations for Gateway Tire, said.