TEMPLE TERRACE, FL — The multinational e-commerce company founded by billionaire Jeff Bezos has announced plans Wednesday to build new facilities in Temple Terrace and Lutz next year.
Amazon.com Inc. will contruct a new, state-of-the-art Amazon fulfillment center in Temple Terrace and a new delivery station in Lutz.
The new fulfillment center, located at 8706 Harney Road, is anticipated to launch in 2021. It will create 750 new, full-time jobs with industry-leading pay and comprehensive benefits starting on Day One.
Amazon currently operates seven fulfillment and sortation centers in Florida in Jacksonville, Davenport, Orlando, Miami, Ruskin and Lakeland.
"We're excited to be growing our operations in Florida, and we are excited to open a new fulfillment center in Temple Terrace," said Alicia Boler Davis, Amazon's vice president of global customer fulfillment. "Amazon is committed to providing great jobs with industry-leading pay and benefits, starting on Day One, in a safe, innovative work environment. Amazon is grateful for the continued support we've received from local and state leaders, and we look forward to creating over seven hundred jobs for the Temple Terrace community."