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Amazon applies for permit in Baton Rouge

Posted: 3:45 PM, Jul 09, 2018
Updated: 2018-07-09 16:45:10-04

Amazon.com has applied for a permit to build a 21,306-square-foot distribution center for small packages just off Airline Highway and Interstate 12 in Baton Rouge, our media partners at The Advocate report. 

The company applied for the permit to build at 10021 Professional Blvd. The space would include parking for employees. Officials with the company could not be immediately reached, the Advocate reports. 

The online retail giant has been on a building spree, constructing distribution centers across the U.S. to accommodate the growing demand from customers. But the Baton Rouge facility is far smaller than the centers recently announced, all of which are in the range of nearly 1 million square feet, the newspaper reports.

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