The city known near and far as ATL, A-Town, and Hotlanta has now been christened (by me) as Amzlanta in honor of the new Amazon fulfillment center en route to two of the city’s counties. Atlanta Governor Brian P. Kemp made the official announcement for the e-tail giant, naming Gwinnett and DeKalb counties the new home of the facility.
“Amazon is proud to serve customers across Georgia and throughout the southeast region of the United States,” said Roy Perticucci, Vice President of Customer Fulfillment at Amazon. “Amazon has found an outstanding workforce, strong local support, and incredible customers in the state, and we look forward to creating 1,000 new, full-time jobs with industry-leading pay and benefits on day one.”
In the announcement, it was revealed that Amazon will lease a built-to-suit building, which will be developed by Seefried Industrial Properties. The 700,000-square-foot facility will be geared toward helping the company ship customer orders to the region.
“I am excited to announce that Amazon will expand its operations here in Georgia,” said Governor Kemp in the announcement. “This announcement demonstrates that the Peach State has proven itself as a leading competitor for investment from the world’s most revered companies, and I am excited for the opportunities that this new facility will create for hardworking Georgians in Gwinnett and DeKalb counties.”
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