Walmart's total investment in the facility is more than $300 million, according to figures the company released in May. In 2015, Polk County officials approved a 10-year tax abatement incentive deal for the project.
"Walmart could have chosen to open this new fulfillment center in any location," Gov. Rick Scott said in a statement. "Yet they know that Florida is the best place for them to grow their business and create new jobs."