Amazon interested in putting facility in Fall River

By News Staff

news@abc6.com 

Amazon is considering expanding its company by bringing a facility to the City of Fall River.

Mayor William Flanagan announced of his Facebook that he received a letter from the Fortune 500 Company that they are interested in leasing a 1,000,000 square foot inventory center in the city.

The letter says that during the first three years of operations, Amazon expects to create 1,000 new full-time jobs with an average annual salary of $35,000 and health benefits.

Amazon is expecting to invest $200 million for construction and equipment the proposed facility. 

If approved, Amazon hopes to have the facility operational by the second half of 2016.

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