FedEx, Amazon eyeing Oklahoma City for new location
August 16, 2017
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Amazon's sorting center and FedEx Ground's new distribution warehouse knocked on the city's door rather than being recruited.
"Both of them are a result of the momentum of the marketplace," said Kurt Foreman, executive vice president of economic development at the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber. "We want companies to be here, not because we say, 'Hey, we'll give you something for it.'"
Amazon is constructing a 300,000-square-foot sorting center at SW 15th St. and Council Road. FedEx Ground Package System Inc.'s new warehouse will measure 270,000 square feet and is bein...