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Updated: 07/04/2012 12:53:32PM

Proposed distribution center may be job source

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PHOTO BY STEVE STEINER


Roger Hood, president and CEO of Heartland Workforce, reviews notes and documents prior to the start of the organization's June 27 meeting.

PHOTO BY STEVE STEINER


Mark Morton, vice president of Lykes Brothers Land Acquisitions Inc., explains various aspects of a proposed distribution center planned in Moore Haven.

PHOTO BY STEVE STEINER


The goal of the proposed distribution center, according to Mark Morton, is for Florida to take advantage of opportuniities of moving goods to overseas markets via the wider and deeper Panama Cana.

PHOTO BY STEVE STEINER


Florida stands to profit when work on expanding the Panama Canal is complete, according to Mark Morton, vice president of Lykes Land Investments, Inc., a division of Lykes Brothers.

PHOTO BY STEVE STEINER


The approximation of railroads and highways are a plus in choosing Moore Haven as the site of a distribution center being proposed by Lykes Brothers and A. Duda and Sons in a joint venture.

PHOTO BY STEVE STEINER


The projected economic benefits of the proposed Americas Gateway Logistics Center are spelled out.

By STEVE STEINER

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Will a proposed distribution center that has not yet even broken ground prove a source of jobs for residents of Hardee, DeSoto and Highlands counties?

Roger Hood, president and CEO of Heartland Workforce, hopes so, even though the facility — the Americas Gateway Logistic Center — will be located in Moore Haven, in Glades County.

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