Dec 22, 2011
Amazon.com to open fulfillment centers in Virginia
Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell announced today that Amazon.com will open two fulfillment centers in Virginia, creating more than $1,350 new jobs in Chesterfield and Dinwiddie Counties.
The company received $3.5 million in grants from the Governor's Opportunity Fund, and $850,000 in Tobacco Region Opportunity Funds. The company is also eligible to receive benefits and assistance from the Virginia Enterprise Zone Program and the Virginia Jobs Investment Program.
Chris Lloyd with the McGuireWoods Consulting Infrastructure and Economic Development team collaborated with McGuireWoods partner John Cogbill on the incentive performance contracts.