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November 30, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Two Years After Amazon Rejection, Leaders Discuss White Flint Metro Station Development

In Nov. 2018 the White Flint area was rejected as a second Amazon headquarters location. Two years later, Metro has potential ideas for development of its White Flint station in order to be better equipped for future opportunities. The three concepts for the station property are: urban neighborhood, corporate campus and entertainment/innovation district, said Metro […]

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August 6, 2020 | Tori Bergel

New Amazon 4-Star Store Opens in Westfield Montgomery

A new store opened Wednesday in Westfield Montgomery Mall in Bethesda: Amazon’s 4-star store. Westfield Montgomery announced the news on its social media platforms. “We’re excited to welcome you to our new Amazon 4-star store, now at Westfield Montgomery. 4-star is a great place to discover products you’ll love. The store is curated around customers – […]

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July 7, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Announces Virtual Book Tour Ahead of Release of ‘Still Standing’ Memoir

Gov. Larry Hogan announced on social media the release of his upcoming memoir “Still Standing: Surviving Cancer, Riots, a Global Pandemic, and the Toxic Politics that Divide America.” The memoir is cowritten by Ellis Henican, a political analyst on Fox News. Amazon describes the memoir as detailing Hogan’s time as Maryland Governor and his unexpected […]

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May 12, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Gaithersburg Mayor Responds to Reports of Proposal for Amazon Distribution Center

The City of Gaithersburg received a $92 million proposal to build an Amazon distribution center at the location of the former Leidos site, located in the area of 355 Montgomery Village Avenue. The proposal would create 850 total jobs. Bethesda Beat broke the news Monday evening. Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman confirmed to MyMCMedia “an application […]

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August 26, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Elrich Responde sobre Decisión de Amazon de No Tener Almacén en Montgomery

Durante una discusión en línea, este lunes, con los residentes se le preguntó al ejecutivo del condado de Montgomery, Marc Elrich, sobre la noticia de que Amazon se retiraba del acuerdo para construir un almacén en el área de Westphalia en Upper Marlboro. Audrey Ramey de Rockville le preguntó a Elrich: Amazon se retiró del […]

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August 26, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Elrich to Inquire About Amazon Warehouse in Montgomery County

During an online discussion with residents Monday, Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich was asked about the news that Amazon was pulling out of the deal to build a warehouse in the Westphalia area of Upper Marlboro. Audrey Ramey of Rockville asked Elrich: Amazon has pulled out of the deal to build its fulfillment center in […]

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July 17, 2019 | Sara Chernikoff

Amazon Warehouse Size of 16 Football Fields Expected in Upper Marlboro

Residents of the Westphalia community in Upper Marlboro were promised a mixed-use, vibrant town center. Now, they’re being told a massive Amazon warehouse will fill the space. Residents are concerned how the 4-million-square-foot fulfillment center could potentially change the community. Walton Westphalia Development Corp., the developer of Westphalia Town Center originally promised grocery stores and […]

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July 15, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Trabajadores planean huelga durante Amazon Prime Day

Los trabajadores de los almacenes de Amazon en Shakopee, Minnesota, están en huelga en uno de los días más ocupados del año para la compañía: Amazon Prime Day. Los trabajadores planean hacer huelga durante seis horas para exigir condiciones de trabajo más seguras y empleos más seguros. La huelga tendrá lugar en dos turnos. Los […]

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July 15, 2019 | Sara Chernikoff

Workers Plan to Strike on Amazon Prime Day

Amazon warehouse workers in Shakopee, Minnesota are striking on one of the busiest days of the year for the company – Amazon Prime Day. Workers plan to strike for six hours to demand safer working conditions and more secure jobs. The strike will take place over two shifts. Protesters will leave the facility and demonstrate […]

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February 15, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery County Reaching Out to Amazon Again

Amazon’s latest moves for its new headquarters means Montgomery County is reminding the online retailer its proposal is still on the table. “Yes, Montgomery County has reached out to Amazon and will look to re-engage with them. Unfortunately, I can’t comment further,” said David Petr, president and CEO of the Montgomery County Economic Development Corp. […]

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