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Amazon.com Plans Baltimore, Maryland, Fulfillment Center

11/09/2017
Amazon.com, Inc. plans to open its fourth Maryland fulfillment facility in Baltimore's Sparrows Point, which will create more than 1,500 full-time positions.

Associates at the 855,000-square-foot facility located at 1700 Sparrows Point Boulevard will pick, pack and ship customer items such as electronics, books, housewares and toys. Amazon currently employs more than 5,000 associates at its sortation and fulfillment centers in Baltimore and fulfillment center in North East, Maryland.

"We're excited to open a new, state-of-the-art fulfillment center in historic Sparrows Point and to continue innovating in a state committed to providing great opportunities for jobs and customer experience. Maryland has an incredible workforce, and we are happy to add to the more than 5,000 associates already serving customers in the state," said Sanjay Shah, Amazon's Vice President of North America Customer Fulfillment.

"We are very pleased to welcome Amazon as our newest tenant," said Eric Gilbert, Chief Development Officer for Tradepoint Atlantic. "Amazon's decision to locate its 855,000-square-foot state-of-the-art fulfillment center at Tradepoint Atlantic serves as further validation of the unique logistical advantages we offer and further establishes our location as a top destination for users seeking a best-in-class multi-modal logistics platform. Tradepoint also thanks our public partners at Baltimore County and the state of Maryland for their support in securing this major new investment and job creator for the region."

"Amazon's decision to open a fourth facility in our state is tremendous news for this local community and for Maryland as a whole," said Governor Larry Hogan. "Successfully delivering this project and these 1,500 new jobs has been a top priority of our administration and another example of how Maryland is and will continue to be open for business."

"This is what job creation looks like: a world-class company investing in the region, bringing 1,500 new jobs to Baltimore County. We are pleased to welcome Amazon to the growing list of companies with a Tradepoint Atlantic address," said Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz.

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