Amazon confirms 11 new metro Phoenix sites opening this year

Posted at 10:05 AM, Aug 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-20 13:05:54-04

Amazon.Com Inc. confirmed Wednesday that it plans to open 11 new sites in the Valley by the end of the year for fulfillment and delivery operations.

The new sites include seven delivery stations and two additional facilities to support fulfillment, in Avondale, Chandler, Goodyear, Mesa, Phoenix and Tempe.

Between all 11 sites coming online this year, Amazon is expecting to create more than 3,000 jobs, including full-time and part-time positions.

“We’re grateful Amazon continues to intentionally invest in Greater Phoenix and creates an abundance of job opportunities for residents at a critical juncture,” Chris Camacho, president and CEO of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council, said in a statement. “Their commitment to giving back to their employees and the community is indicative of the spirit of Greater Phoenix, making for a long-term successful partnership.”

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