Amazon Finds Prime Location In Sioux Falls
POSTED January 29, 2021
Amazon has changed our world today. They have made online shopping fast, and convenient. Amazon has increasingly grown since 1994, and today is now worth $1.4 trillion globally. This has resulted in Amazon being the largest internet company throughout the whole world. There are over 185 warehouses, and 33 more planned locations including in Sioux Falls SD.
On Dec. 18, 2020, Amazon confirmed the details of the new Amazon building to be constructed in Sioux Falls. The building is planned to be built at Foundation Park, right off of I-90 and Marion Road. Amazon says the 640,000 square foot facility will open in 2022 and will have a total finished space of nearly 3 million square feet in the 5 story building. This will make Amazon by far the largest building in Sioux Falls.
Amazon plans to invest over $200 million and will create over 1,000 jobs in Sioux Falls. Amazon will offer a minimum wage of $15 an hour and will include benefits for full-time employees such as medical, vision, and dental insurance.
The new Amazon building will benefit Sioux Falls in many different ways. It will further develop in more areas, creating Sioux Falls to grow larger. It will also have over 1,000 jobs which will help citizens all over. Overall, Sioux Falls will benefit from Amazon and create a new foundation for the city.