Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Part of Avenel is going to be added to a redevelopment plan that may include the warehouse where Amazon, the Internet giant, is rumored to be moving in 2014.
A redevelopment plan that will include the Blair Road and Omar Avenue section of Avenel will be put before the township council tonight at its regular meeting. The area designated in the agenda for the meeting includes the old C&S Wholesale Grocers building, where KTR Capital Partners was rumored in January to have a contract to purchase the building on behalf of Amazon, the giant Internet retailer. The C&S building has been humming with activity in recent days. Workmen have been putting a new roof on the warehouse, in probable preparation for Amazon's move into the neighborhood sometime next year. The items for the council at tonight's meeting include a resolution put forward by Mayor John McCormac that the council approve that "certain …
Thursday, February 14, 2013
The giant etailer may be making a play for an Avenel warehouse, according to a NJBIZ report.
Is Amazon looking to move into Woodbridge? The giant online etailer is rumored to be looking into a warehouse in the Avenel section of Woodbridge, according to a report on NJBIZ.com. KTR Capital Partners announced in January that they were building a $200 million Amazon warehouse in Robbinsville Township, with the facility to open sometime in 2014. The same corporation is said by a source speaking to NJBIZ to have a contract to purchase the old C&S Wholesale Grocers building, located on Blair Road in the Avenel section of the township. C&S closed their doors If the deal goes through, the Avenel site, the second in the state, is said to offer hundreds of local jobs. The C&S facility is approximately 500,000 sq. ft., NJBIZ said. Amazon …
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
The new “fulfillment center” in Robbinsville Township, from which Amazon employees will ship books, DVDs and other items to customers, will create “hundreds of fulltime jobs with benefits," the online retailer announced this morning.
Wednesday, January 9
With an investment expected to exceed $200 million, Amazon plans to open a one million-square-foot “fulfillment center,” creating “hundreds of full-time jobs with benefits,” near the New Jersey Turnpike in Robbinsville Township, the online retailer announced this morning (Jan. 8) in a news release. “Phase one of Amazon’s new state-of-the-art fulfillment center in Robbinsville will spur growth and investment for the Garden State and our local economies while bringing meaningful job creation opportunities for New Jersey’s families,” Gov. Chris Christie said in the news release. “Amazon’s multi-million dollar investment in this one facility alone is expected to result in the creation of hundreds of full-time jobs in addition to temporary, …
Thursday, May 31, 2012
After reaching a deal with NJ Gov. Chris Christie, Amazon will be making state residents pay them 7 percent on their purcahses.
If you're a New Jersey resident who buys stuff from Amazon without paying sales tax, those days are about to come to an end. Gov. Chris Christie has reached an agreement with Amazon, the giant online retailer, that it will begin collecting the 7 percent NJ sales tax on items delivered to state residents starting in 2013. The deal was announced at a joint press conference given by Christie and Amazon executive Paul Meisner, the Wall Street Journal reported. The tradeoff for Amazon buyers in NJ is that the company said they'd build two new warehouses in the state at the same time tax collection begins, in July of next year. That will create construction jobs and as many as 1,500 warehouse jobs for state residents. There was no mention …
Thursday, January 27, 2011
The only Five Things You Must Know today start with "Shop" and end with "Drop."
Okay, it's really snow - again - and it's not even February. Good news is, everything's cancelled, so no work and no school. Bad news is, you're stuck home, you don't have any snacks, and because of the last few storms, your freezer is full of enough sliced bread to last until the next presidential election. So what's the best way to make it through your crawling cabin fever? Find things to do on the Internet that are fun (well, like reading Patch. You mean there's something else you wanted to do?) My favorite thing to do online is to shop. That is why Al Gore invented the Internet, right? Here are some editor-recommended websites to make your retail therapy heart shudder with delight: