Amazon Plans Virginia Beach, Virginia, Fulfillment Center-Delivery Hub
The new 650,000-square-foot, multi-story robotics fulfillment center is scheduled for operations in 2025 and the delivery station for 2024.
“Virginia is a great state for business and gives us the opportunity to better serve our customers in the region,” said Holly Sullivan, Amazon’s Vice president of Worldwide Economic Development and Public Policy. “We are excited for our future in the Commonwealth, and for what this means for our customers as we continue to grow. We’d also like to thank Governor Youngkin, local, and state leaders for their continued strong support in making another jobs announcement in Virginia possible.”
The Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) worked with the City of Virginia Beach and the Hampton Roads Alliance to secure the project. The City will fund stormwater and road improvements between Dam Neck Road and London Bridge Road to provide access to the facilities. Dominion Energy will provide power to the sites.
“Virginia’s strengths in the supply chain sector are demonstrated by the ongoing expansion of Amazon fulfillment centers in the Commonwealth since 2006,” noted Secretary of Commerce and Trade Caren Merrick. “The company’s growth in Virginia is a testament to the power of our workforce and strong business climate.”
“In the past few years, Amazon has truly embraced the Hampton Roads community, opening facilities in multiple locations and quickly becoming one of the region’s major employers. Today’s announcement marks yet another milestone in Amazon’s investment in and dedication to Hampton Roads,” added Douglas L. Smith, President & CEO of Hampton Roads Alliance. “The Alliance congratulates Amazon, along with the Virginia Economic Development Partnership and the City of Virginia Beach, on their continued success and thanks them for their commitment to growing the Hampton Roads economy.”
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