Amazon moving warehouse from Fernley to Reno
CREATED Aug 17, 2014
RENO, Nev. (AP) -- Amazon intends to move its distribution warehouse from Fernley to an industrial park north of Reno next year, a move that will shift hundreds of jobs from Lyon to Washoe County.
Amazon's fulfillment center that opened in Fernley in 1999 employs 600 to 900 employees year-round and as many as 4,000 during the holiday season.
Amazon spokeswoman Ashley Robinson said in emails to two Reno television stations that all employees will be offered the chance to transfer to Reno, about 30 miles west of Fernley.
KRNV-TV first reported on Friday that the new facility will be housed in the LogistiCenter 395 that Dermody Properties is building off of Lemmon Drive just north of Reno.