Amazon To Open Distribution Center In NJ - FOX 29 News Philadelphia | WTXF-TV

Amazon To Open Distribution Center In NJ

Posted: Updated:

The world's biggest online retailer plans to open a distribution center in New Jersey, creating hundreds of full-time jobs.

Amazon employees will pick, pack and ship items for customers at the center in Robbinsville, which is near Trenton. The company plans to take occupancy in 2014.

The retailer will be eligible for state economic assistance grants totaling millions on its investment, which is expected to exceed $200 million.

Amazon announced last year that it had planned to build two warehouses in New Jersey.

The company also agreed to collect 7% sales tax on purchases made in New Jersey starting next summer. Officials estimated that would bring the state an estimated $30 million to $40 million a year in new revenue.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Powered by WorldNow

WTXF-TV
330 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106-2796

Phone: (215) 925-2929
Fax: (215) 982-5494

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices