Wal-Mart Sets Sights on Building Four D.C. Stores


Wal-Mart has disclosed plans to open four stores in Washington, D.C. in 2012. The stores will be the retail giant’s first presence in the District of Columbia, and are expected to range in size from 80,000 to 120,000 square feet. Initial projections estimate that the stores will create approximately 1,200 store-related jobs and approximately 400 construction-related jobs.