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Massive warehouse plan has Moreno Valley divided over jobs, environment

Massive warehouse plan has Moreno Valley divided over jobs, environment

In the last few years, the warehouses have been popping up swiftly in Moreno Valley. On the east side of town, the German grocer Aldi is building an 825,000-square-foot distribution facility. A 1.6-million-square-foot distribution facility for the footwear company Deckers Outdoor and other businesses is under construction across town. An Amazon fulfillment center totaling 1.25 million square feet opened last year. But in the building boom that has seen a surge of warehouse construction in the Inland Empire since the recession, Iddo Benzeevi's proposed World Logistics Center dwarfs all other projects. If his plan is approved, the developer could build more than 40 million square...

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