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Amazon expanding its facility in Fresno, bringing with it 1,000 jobs – Fresno, California

Fresno, California 2021-03-12 02:40:30 –

Fresno, CA (KFSN)-Amazon is expanding in the Central Valley.

Fresno City Council member Miguel Arias confirmed in Action News that online retail giants will expand closer to existing facilities in southwestern Fresno.

The added structure is expected to have an area of ​​approximately 420,000 square feet and is expected to be completed by the end of the year.

Amazon’s expansion in the valley will create about 1,000 jobs.

The city council discussed approval of the new site at a meeting Thursday night.

Many residents of the area opposed the new center because of their frustration to live near a growing business park.

“Their voices weren’t heard by the city or the developers. This is the first time we’ve heard them, and more importantly, the light, noise and air pollution that result from work. , Addresses the impact on traffic. It was created in the area, “says Arias.

With the approval of the city council, a regional benefit fund will also be established.

The money will be used to renovate residents’ homes, improve traffic flow and make residents more comfortable in the area.

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