Amazon’s Project Flash: 1 Million Square Foot Warehouse Now Being Built In Dade, Among Their Biggest

Amazon has commenced work on their biggest facility in the Miami area, and one of their biggest nationwide.

The new facility is being built under the code name Project Flash, according to a utilities deal completed with the county in November.

The water and sewer agreement states that Amazon is building 1,012,289 square feet of warehouse.

Amazon purchased the 77 acre property from Miami-Dade County for just $22 million. Commissioners approved the deal in July, saying it was the appraised value of the land.

As part of the deal, Amazon must create 325 full time jobs over a 20 year period, with an average annual salary of $32,000, or $15 an hour.

Amazon’s current biggest facility in Miami is at Opa Locka – also built on land acquired from the county.

The Opa Locka facility is 855,000 square feet.

 

 

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Anonymous
10 months ago

Bezos fleeced Dade on this one…

Anonymous
10 months ago

And he fleeces his workers every day.

Anonymous
10 months ago

lol….

Anonymous
10 months ago

Creates 325 jobs, and how many small Miami businesses will Amazon put out in that period?

Anonymous
10 months ago

How many small businesses did ineffective lockdowns put out last Spring?

Anonymous
10 months ago

Maybe. but just think how much faster the Amazon Grime boxes will arrive.

Danny Costa
10 months ago

“ As part of the deal, Amazon must create 325 full time jobs over a 20 year period, with an average annual salary of $32,000, or $15 an hour.”

WEAAAK

Anonymous
10 months ago

lol 20 year period…

Anonymous
10 months ago

That means that right now a new born will have the possibility of getting a job earning $15 an hour at this Amazon facility when he or she turns 20 yrs old.

Anonymous
10 months ago

Is the Innovation District still happening? Can we still get some Amazon offices there? NYC lost the deal but in the end they are still getting a ton of new offices from Amazon. What about us?

Anonymous G
10 months ago

Good project. Bringing jobs to Miami. Like that jobs are being created.

Anonymous
10 months ago

very few

Anonymous
10 months ago

Very few compared to how many will be destroyed from competing with online sales.

Anonymous
10 months ago

Or, put another way, small old-fashion shopkeepers no longer have a captive audience to rip off anymore.

Anonymous
10 months ago

these are low paying jobs at $15 per hour. Plus they get 20 years to do it? Bezos just ripped dade county on this deal

Anonymous
10 months ago

“As part of the deal, Amazon must create 325 full time jobs over a 20 year period, with an average annual salary of $32,000, or $15 an hour.”
the so called “DEALS” our politicians make are just jokes.

Anonymous
10 months ago

LOL everybody loathing about the fifteen-dollar wage probably support that for flipping burgers, until realizing of it makes a Big Mac meal over ten dollars.

Anonymous
10 months ago

Come on home Jeff Bezos

Yet Another Anonymous
10 months ago

Wow it’s way down beyond the landfill.

Anonymous
10 months ago

I don’t care how many so called long term benefits this allegedly will bring to the county, they should have leased the land to them not sell it for under market value.. Here we go again our elected officials screwing all of its residents in the A** Amazon will finish off a lot more retail businesses in these 20 years.

Anonymous
10 months ago

Ahhh…good old Capitalism. Everyone is for free markets and tech until they are caught on the wrong side….nobody has mentioned here that amazon will be fully automated with robots and A.I. … look at their new employee free stores. Law makers are already discussing a universal income. dont worry ppl, there is always an equilibrium. This is why we vote. and most say the system doesnt work. well in my opinion its bc only 30% of Americans vote (on avg)

Chris
10 months ago

Anybody know who the GC is?

Anonymous
10 months ago

wow, what a sad deal. makes you wonder why they even bothered negotiating.

Anonymous
10 months ago

Bad for local biz