New FedEx facility in Roseville to bring nearly 300 jobs

The Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal reports the new facility will create nearly 300 new jobs. FedEx has also selected Mendota Heights-based R.J. Ryan Construction to build the facility.
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The Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal reports the new facility will create nearly 300 new jobs. FedEx has also selected Mendota Heights-based R.J. Ryan Construction to build the facility.

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