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Amazon Announces Growth in KC

by Angela Orr | Jul 11, 2016

Congratulations to our partners in Wyandotte County on the news that Amazon will locate an 855,000-sq.ft. product shipping facility in Kansas City, Kansas, eventually employing more than 1,000. Joe Accurso and Rob Holland at Cushman & Wakefield managed the project and lease.

KCADC's work to promote Kansas City as the ideal place for eCommerce has resulted in projects pledging to create more than 5,000 new jobs in the KC region since 2013. The KCADC team is also focused on workforce development and attraction initiatives that confirm the growth and quality of our regional talent pool.

Read the Full Announcement 

KCADC was proud to support the following partners in attracting Amazon to the KC region:

  • State of Kansas
  • Wyandotte Economic Development Council
  • Cushman & Wakefield
  • NorthPoint Development
  • Board of Public Utilities
  • Kansas City, Kansas Community College
  • KC SmartPort

About Amazon
Amazon.com opened on the World Wide Web in July 1995. The company is guided by four principles: customer obsession rather than competitor focus, passion for invention, commitment to operational excellence, and long-term thinking. Customer reviews, 1-Click shopping, personalized recommendations, Prime, Fulfillment by Amazon, AWS, Kindle Direct Publishing, Kindle, Fire tablets, Fire TV, Amazon Echo, and Alexa are some of the products and services pioneered by Amazon. | www.amazon.com/about.

 

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