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Amazon to build huge distribution center in Southeast Baltimore
Amazon to build huge distribution center in Southeast Baltimore

Amazon.com will open a 1 million-square-foot distribution center that will employ 1,000 people at the site of the former General Motors plant in Southeast Baltimore, the company announced Tuesday. The company plans to hire locally for jobs packing and shipping books, electronics and other goods, and says its jobs pay more than the typical retail position. The new distribution center, expected to open in 2014, would revive a 2.8 million-square-foot site where city and state officials have tried to lure a large employer for several years. In August, city officials said they were working with a large company that wanted to build on the site but declined to identify the firm. City Council...

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