A M King, Richmond, Va., is deep in the trenches of construction on a new 500,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art distribution center for discount grocer ALDI, headquartered in Batavia, Ill.

The facility will be located near the intersection of U.S. routes 1 and 460 in Dinwiddie County, Va., and will employ nearly 150 people upon completion in summer of 2018.