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Amazon Logistics Delivery Station coming to Grimes in 2020

Amazon is headed to central Iowa, but not in the location you may think.Amazon Logistics announced Wednesday that it will open an Iowa Delivery Station in Grimes.According to Amazon, Delivery Stations supplement Amazon’s delivery capabilities to support the growing volume of customer orders.The Delivery Station is expected to create hundreds of part-time and full-time jobs.”Amazon’s investment in Grimes creates a wave of excitement within the economic development sector in Grimes and central Iowa,” Grimes Mayor Scott Mikkelsen said. “The confidence Amazon has shown in our city and region directly correlates with our ability to provide a top-quality workplace and living environment.”On Nov. 12, Bondurant City Council members approved development agreements of the distribution center code-named “Project Bluejay” — a highly anticipated project speculated to be an Amazon fulfillment center.It is not known when the company behind “Project Bluejay” will be revealed.The Delivery Station in Grimes is expected to be completed by 2020.

Amazon is headed to central Iowa, but not in the location you may think.

Amazon Logistics announced Wednesday that it will open an Iowa Delivery Station in Grimes.

According to Amazon, Delivery Stations supplement Amazon’s delivery capabilities to support the growing volume of customer orders.

The Delivery Station is expected to create hundreds of part-time and full-time jobs.

“Amazon’s investment in Grimes creates a wave of excitement within the economic development sector in Grimes and central Iowa,” Grimes Mayor Scott Mikkelsen said. “The confidence Amazon has shown in our city and region directly correlates with our ability to provide a top-quality workplace and living environment.”

On Nov. 12, Bondurant City Council members approved development agreements of the distribution center code-named “Project Bluejay” — a highly anticipated project speculated to be an Amazon fulfillment center.

It is not known when the company behind “Project Bluejay” will be revealed.

The Delivery Station in Grimes is expected to be completed by 2020.

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