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In September alone, Amazon will open 100 new operations buildings — including fulfillment centers, delivery stations, sortation centers and other sites.
The jobs will be created as Amazon invests more than $1.4 billion in expansions of its Dallas, Detroit, Denver, New York, Phoenix, and San Diego Tech Hubs.
Amazon will invest $250 million to build a new 820,000-square-foot facility in the city of Pflugerville, TX.
The new 825,000-square-foot facility will create 1,000 new, full-time jobs at the Port of Little Rock, where Amazon also plans second delivery station.
The online retailer will create 1,000 jobs at a new robotics fulfillment center in Suffolk, and 500 at an import processing center in Chesapeake.
The new fulfillment center will be located in a more than 1-million-square-foot facility at The Cubes at Bridgeport in Newnan, GA.
Amazon will expand its office in downtown Chicago by more than 70,000 square feet, allowing the company to double its tech workforce in the city.
Two new Amazon robotics fulfillment centers in Akron and Rossford will total more than 1.4 million-square-feet.
Amazon has created more than 22,000 jobs in Texas and invested over $7 billion in the state since 2011, including infrastructure and compensation.
Virginia may be for lovers, but these days the Commonwealth also is getting a ton of love from emerging high-tech growth sectors and businesses looking for the perfect corporate HQ site.
Amazon has released a statement announcing the company is canceling its plans for a New York City headquarters as part of its HQ2 project.
With more than 40 projects to choose from in our 2018 Deal of the Year competition, our judges had to put in overtime to designate 10 worthy recipients of our Honorable Mentions.
For excitement alone, we probably should call Amazon’s HQ2 the “Deal of the Century.” Jeff Bezos’ mega-project produced the first tie in the history of our annual competition.
In a tight labor market, Washington, DC area employers might have to up their games to hang on to their valued employees before Amazon HQ2 arrives.
New York and Virginia, which each got selected to host Amazon’s HQ2 mega-project, are co-winners of the Gold Award in our 2018 contest.
The Commonwealth secures BF's top annual honor with a diversified and successful high-tech growth strategy.
After an epic site selection process, Amazon will invest $5 billion and create more than 50,000 jobs across two new headquarters. Plus, Nashville lands 5,000 jobs.
The online retail giant will invest $325 million to locate its first Alabama fulfillment center in Bessemer.
The Pittsburgh tech hub—which invents and builds new products and services for Amazon customers—will add 125 new tech jobs, doubling its workforce.
This year’s competition was chock full of big-ticket projects and locations that pulled out all the stops to land them, so our judges convinced us that 10 of them deserved Honorable Mention Awards.
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