UPS announces regional package sorting hub in Atlanta

Sandy Springs-based UPS is announcing Thursday it will build a $400 million regional package sorting hub with 1,250 employees.

The 1.2 million square foot facility will be located on the west side of Atlanta next to Fulton County’s airport Charlie Brown Field. It will be UPS’s third largest such facility in the country.

The facility will be up and running by the end of 2018.