Publix, whose corporate office is in Lakeland, announced that they will add 700 new jobs by 2027 and they also will expand their current building in Lakeland to accommodate the new jobs.
Publix corporate offices is about 320,000 square feet and can fit approximately 1,200 people and they add on about 190,000 additional square feet.
The minimum average wage for these new jobs starts around $46,000 per year.
“We continue to grow and we need the support staff in order to grow the different markets. So whether it’s marketing, whether it’s construction, whether it’s our legal offices, we need to support our growth whether it’s in Florida or our addition six states,” Maria Brous, with Publix said.