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Reports: Amazon to build fulfillment center in Carencro

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Posted at 12:02 PM, Dec 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-18 13:02:35-05

According to Developing Lafayette, a new 1.1 million-square-foot Amazon fulfillment center will be constructed in North Lafayette.

Amazon developer, Scannell Properties, reportedly closed with the developers of the 120-acre property along the NE Evangeline Thruway, formerly Evangeline Downs, to construct the facility.

Reports say that the new facility is expected to hire anywhere from several hundred to over 1,000 employees and offer $15 and hour with benefits.

According to the Advocate, work crews have been preparing the site for construction for weeks. The facility will house items before they are shipped to distribution centers and then to customers.

To read more from the Advocate, click here.

The Carencro-based fulfillment center is expected to be completed in August of 2021.

To read more about the facility from Developing Lafayette, click here.

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