December 20, 2016 | By Gus Burns | MLive
Online commerce giant Amazon on Tuesday announced plans to open a midwest distribution center in Metro Detroit’s Livonia.
The new facility, which was announced alongside a $7.5 million grant promised from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, is expected to employ up to 1,500 people, according to the Detroit Free Press.
The Seattle-based corporation plans to invest $90 million in developing a vacant former General Motors Corp. site that was assumed by a real estate and asset trust after the auto manufacturer went bankrupt in 2009, the Free Press reports.
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