City Council member Aaron Bowman said at the close of the Council meeting Jan. 26 that the new Westside Amazon.com center will be a $40 million project that creates 200 jobs.
Bowman, the District 3 Council representative, is senior vice president of business development of JAX Chamber.
WJCT News partner the Jacksonville Daily Record reported he referred to an announcement of the 280,000-square-foot facility, although the Seattle-based retailer has not issued a news release about it.
His comments came four days after the city approved foundation construction Jan. 22 for an Amazon facility at AllianceFlorida at Cecil Commerce Center at a cost of $2.7 million.
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