Hudson Valley Home to New Amazon Warehouse
Work has begun on the new Amazon Warehouse that was approved in the Hudson Valley.
According to the Times Herald-Record, after the $75.2 million project had been given the green light by the Montgomery Town Board, Zoning Board of Appeals and Planning Board, the town’s Industrial Development Agency granted a $20.5 million tax break on Friday.
The center will house bulky items such as patio furniture and outdoor equipment.
IDA Chairman Jeffrey Crist said the agreement is to promote, attract and develop economically sound commerce and industry to advance the job opportunities, health, general prosperity and economic welfare of the people in the area.
“It’s to improve their prosperity and standard of living, and to prevent unemployment and economic deterioration,” Crist said.
The 1,010,880-square-foot warehouse, which will be the largest building in Orange County, will be one of the company’s more than 75 fulfillment centers across the country. The warehouse will create more than 800 jobs within two years of completion and 300 construction jobs.