Amazon Plans 1M Square Foot Fulfillment Center in DuPont, WA
Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced Friday, plans to open a 1
million-square-foot fulfillment center in DuPont, Washington. Amazon
will create hundreds of full-time jobs with benefits at the new site.
The expected investment in the project will exceed $100 million.
“We are proud that Amazon calls Washington home and has decided to
expand further in our state. Amazon exemplifies our culture of
innovation and global perspective,” said Governor Chris Gregoire. “I
congratulate Amazon on its ongoing success, and we look forward to
working together to support the company's continued prosperity and
growth. I'm pleased that joining with our local partners and Amazon, we
were able to bring this significant investment and hundreds of good jobs
to Pierce County.”