PLEASANTON (CBS SF) – Amazon officials confirmed on Friday that their company has purchased nearly 60 acres of land in Pleasanton for a project that has not been determined.
Natalie Wolfrom, regional operations public relations manager at Amazon, told KPIX on Friday that the company had purchased a 58.5-acre parcel of land located at 3000 Busch in Pleasanton for $ 75 million.
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“As the site plans have not been finalized, it could potentially be converted into a sorting center or a delivery station. The building could go from 201,000 square feet (delivery station) to 520,000 square feet if it becomes a sorting center, ”Wolfrom wrote.
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Wolfrom has also confirmed that construction is unlikely to begin until 2023.
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This is the second major construction project in the East Bay involving Amazon – the company announced last year that it will be the first tenant of the massive Contra Costa Logistics Center project in Oakley. The company plans to install a 150,000 square foot Amazon distribution center in the new complex, which the city plans to complete over the next four years. The finished complex will consist of five buildings, totaling 2 million square feet of space, and officials said it will provide nearly 2,000 jobs.