Thinking BIG: Amazon fulfillment center for large items and 500+ jobs headed to Braselton

BRASELTON, Ga. — Amazon and Governor Nathan Deal announced it will create more than 500 full-time jobs in the Braselton area as a new 600,000-square-foot Amazon fulfillment center is built in Jackson County.

The facility will be used for packing and shipping large items such as household décor, sporting equipment and gardening tools. Check for Amazon jobs here.

“Amazon’s decision to develop in Jackson County speaks to the strength and vitality of Georgia’s business-friendly environment,” said Deal. “We are thrilled that a global leader such as Amazon has chosen to expand its footprint here in Georgia. This project further bolsters Georgia’s reputation as the nation’s No. 1 state in which to do business.”

Amazon currently employs more than 1,500 full-time employees in Georgia.  There are more than 70,000 authors, sellers and developers statewide growing their businesses and reaching new customers through Amazon.

READ MORE of this story in Georgia Governor Nathan Deal’s Press Release. Photo courtesy of Amazon.

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