Amazon Wants to Open Large Warehouse in Del. - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -

Amazon Wants to Open Large Warehouse in Del.

Posted:

MIDDLETOWN, Del. (AP) - Amazon.com wants to open a new warehouse in Delaware that would employ 850 people by the end of next year.

The director of the Delaware Economic Development Office confirmed Friday to The News Journal of Wilmington that the online retailer has applied for state money to help build the warehouse in Middletown. The project could be supported by nearly $7.5 million in taxpayer-funded grants.

Amazon declined to comment when reached by the paper. The company already employs 350 people at its operations in New Castle, but the facility planned for Middletown would be more than five times larger.

The company's applications for grant money are up for approval Dec. 12.

 

  • Delmarvawide NewsDelmarvawide NewsMore>>

  • Del. Drug Lab Scandal Could Get Cases Tossed

    Del. Drug Lab Scandal Could Get Cases Tossed

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 11:27 PM EDT2014-08-20 03:27:41 GMT
    Delaware's controlled substances lab was in serious disarray, with absent leadership, in the months leading up to its closing by state police earlier this year amid an evidence-tampering and theft scandal, the lab's new director testified Tuesday.More
    Delaware's controlled substances lab was in serious disarray, with absent leadership, in the months leading up to its closing by state police earlier this year amid an evidence-tampering and theft scandal, the lab's new director testified Tuesday.
    More
  • Man Sentenced for Stealing from Employees' 401(k)

    Man Sentenced for Stealing from Employees' 401(k)

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:19 AM EDT2014-08-20 05:19:25 GMT
    A former part owner of a real estate company who pleaded guilty to stealing more than $600,000 from his employees' 401(k) accounts has been sentenced to two years in prison.More
    A former part owner of a real estate company who pleaded guilty to stealing more than $600,000 from his employees' 401(k) accounts has been sentenced to two years in prison.More
  • Republican Wins Special Va. State Senate Race

    Republican Wins Special Va. State Senate Race

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:05 AM EDT2014-08-20 05:05:56 GMT
    Republicans have retained control of the state Senate with the victory of GOP candidate Ben Chafin in a special election for the 38th Senate District.More
    Republicans have retained control of the state Senate with the victory of GOP candidate Ben Chafin in a special election for the 38th Senate District.More
Powered by WorldNow

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and WBOC. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service