Amazon's distribution center tally continues to grow with its fulfillment center needs. This week, Retail Insight Network reported that Amazon is entering into a lease agreement to establish an $80 million distribution center in Greenwood, South Carolina.
“Greenwood is pleased to welcome Amazon to the community. It’s a strong sign for our city when the world’s second largest company chooses Greenwood to invest more than $80 million and $2 million in public infrastructure,” Greenwood Mayor Mark Myers said in a statement. “They plan to hire more than 1,250 peopleand pay them more than double the current minimum wage in Indiana. It’s a win-win for all involved, and we look forward to a promising future.”