Tag: Amazon


Amazon cancels, delays wave of warehouse projects as e-commerce demand cools

July 5, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

After nearly doubling its operations capacity over the past two years to keep up with a pandemic-fueled demand surge, Amazon is pumping the brakes on its expansion plans. CFO Brian Olsavsky said in April that the company built more fulfillment […]


Target, Amazon debut sustainable store concepts

March 28, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

Both Target and Amazon have pledged to run their companies in a more environmentally sustainable manner — a commitment that could appeal to eco-conscious consumers. Target’s Vista store will serve as a testing site for innovations that will inform future […]


First phase of Amazon HQ2 construction in Arlington, Virginia, on track for 2023 completion

November 22, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

In total, the Metropolitan Park campus will encompass 2.1 million square feet of developed space in National Landing, located within walking distance of the Pentagon City Metro station as access to Washington, D.C. The 2023 completion estimate matches the timeframe […]


Data center construction market continues to boom

November 2, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Data center construction has exploded in recent years, with multiple states vying to lure internet giants in need of space for their physical computer systems. For example, Northern Virginia has become known as “Data Center Alley” because of the tech-focused […]

Construction Site Safety, Hazards, Regulations

General contractor on deadly Amazon project has previous minor OSHA run-ins

September 3, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Construction Dive reached out to Conlan for comments on its previous OSHA inspections and the latest case in Suffolk but did not receive a response by press time. In addition, there have been no details released yet about the nature […]


Tech Giants Team Up to Develop ‘Building Transparency’

May 26, 2020

Via: ENR

In an unprecedented collaboration, Amazon, Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Salesforce, along with floor covering supplier Interface, are showing their collective commitment to embodied carbon reduction by joining the board of Building Transparency—a nonprofit formed recently to further develop a free-to-use digital […]

Construction Site Safety, Hazards

Worker killed at $1.5B Amazon airport project in Kentucky

February 3, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Whiting-Turner Kokosing broke ground on the project last May. The new hub, which will include a ramp tower, sortation facilities and, ultimately, space for up to 100 aircrafts, will help the internet retailer meet its “fast and free” shipping obligations […]

Construction Processes, Design, Financial

Construction to begin on Amazon warehouse in Michigan

June 26, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

Amazon, according to the Grand Rapids News, will lease the property and receive $4 million in state incentives in exchange for choosing the Gaines Charter Township site over others in Ohio, Wisconsin, Illinois and Indiana. The state money reportedly is […]