A global logistics giant is joining the development boom in southern Dallas County with plans for a new shipping hub.

New Jersey-based DSV International is planning a more than 1 million-square-foot distribution and office complex in Lancaster.

The planned industrial project at 3001 Midpoint Drive would include a three-story office and cost more than $65 million, according to filings with the state.

Dallas-based O’Brien Architects is designing the big industrial project, which would start later this year.

The project will create more than 400 jobs and serve as a regional office, according to Lancaster officials.

DSV International is owned by Danish-based DSV Cos., a global logistics firm with 60,000 employees in more than 90 countries. DSV has almost six dozen locations in the U.S., including major facilities near DFW International Airport and logistics operations in Grand Prairie.

The warehousing and transportation firm is just the latest in a series of companies that are launching new industrial developments in southern Dallas County along the Interstate 20 and Interstate 45 corridors.

At the end of the third quarter, southern Dallas County led North Texas in warehouse building with more than 5 million square feet of construction.

Recent large industrial building leases in the area have been signed by Amazon, Mars Foods and FedEx.

At the end of September, more than 23 million square feet of industrial space was under construction in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, one of the largest development totals in the U.S.

North Texas warehouse construction is barely keeping up with demand.

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