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Kaufman, TX See New Walmart As Jobs and Local Economy Booster


It’s official. Walmart is coming to town. The goal for opening the store is set at October 2013, according to Kaufman Economic Development Corporation (KEDC) executive director Lee Ayres. Coupled with the new steel fabrication plant that will be built by the New Falcon Steel, it’s the latest in good business news for the area. “I can see all those construction workers here next summer pouring … concrete for Falcon Steel … the yards and yards of concrete for the (Walmart) connector road … the 225 spaces for the store … the Walmart slab,” Ayres told members of the KEDC Board of Directors at their meeting Tuesday night at city hall. “I’m just excited about it all.”

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