Amazon.com’s West Jacksonville investment continues.
The Seattle-based e-commerce retailer, with 12 identified but not all confirmed area locations, is building-out a sortation center in AllianceFlorida at Cecil Commerce Center.
The city is reviewing a permit application for a $9.2 million project to install conveyors and sortation equipment in the 278,237-square-foot facility at 13450 Waterworks St. at southwest POW-MIA Memorial Parkway and Waterworks Street.
MHS Company Inc. of Kentucky is the contractor.
Hillwood Senior Vice President Dan Tatsch said previously the building could be completed in the third or fourth quarter.
The city approved construction March 17 for the cross-dock center at a cost of $40.4 million.
It follows a Jan. 22 foundation permit at a construction cost of $2.7 million
The Conlan Co. is the contractor.
Amazon.com says sortation centers are “midmile” facilities in which the company sorts customer orders by ZIP codes before handing off to partners for final delivery.