Garmin buys portion of former Great Mall site to grow facilities and workforce

Garmin bought 193 acres of land, including a portion where the Great Mall once stood, to expand its facilities and workforce. This is the second time in recent years Garmin has expanded in Olathe. The company launched a $200 million expansion project at its headquarters in 2016. Image via

Garmin recently purchased 193 acres of land in Olathe for the technology-based company to expand its facilities and workforce.

The land is located at the northwest corner of 151st Street, Interstate 35 and Highway 169, according to a spokesperson for the company.