Abbeville Celebrates Economic Win with Amazon Last-Mile Facility
Abbeville, a city known for its rich history and entrepreneurial spirit, is delighted to announce a significant milestone in its economic development journey. Amazon, the global e-commerce giant, has chosen Abbeville as the location for its new last-mile facility, which will be located at 3221 Veterans Memorial Boulevard.
The city, in partnership with VEDA, has been working with the property owner and the Amazon team to assure that the facility and surrounding infrastructure could meet the needs of the company’s intended purpose.
Amazon’s commitment is a testament to Abbeville’s strategic location, skilled workforce, and business-friendly environment. The, last-mile facility, is expected to bring an economic boost to the region, creating new jobs during and after construction and providing exciting opportunities for local residents. The facility will support Amazon’s last-mile network and facilitate direct to customer delivery in the region.
“We are happy to welcome Amazon to our community and witness the positive impact this investment will have on our local economy,” said Roslyn White, Mayor of Abbeville. “We look forward to a fruitful partnership with Amazon as we continue to foster economic growth and opportunity for our residents.”
The arrival of Amazon’s last-mile center in Abbeville is not only a demonstration to the city’s economic viability but also to the resilience and adaptability of its people. Abbeville’s strategic location and well-connected transportation infrastructure make it an ideal distribution hub, offering businesses like Amazon seamless access to regional markets.
“We are pleased to see Vermilion Parish becoming an attractive location for outside business investment, with this announcement of the new Amazon last-mile facility being a prime example.” said Victoria Sagrera Bourque, Program Administrator for the Vermilion Economic Development Alliance. “The diligent efforts of VEDA and our collaborative partners have played a significant role in creating an environment that appeals to major companies. We are excited about the future prospects for Vermilion Parish and the positive impact it will have on our region.”
The Amazon facility is expected to begin operations in 2024, offering opportunities for full and part time employment.
For more information and updates on Amazon’s last mile facility and other economic development initiatives in Abbeville and Vermilion Parish, please contact:
Vermilion Economic Development Alliance
Office: (337) 740-0433
Abbeville is a vibrant and historic city located in Vermilion Parish, Louisiana. As the parish seat, Abbeville offers a welcoming community, a diverse economy, and a wealth of cultural and recreational opportunities. With a strategic location, skilled workforce, and supportive business climate, Abbeville is committed to fostering economic growth, improving the quality of life for its residents, and attracting new investments and opportunities.
Amazon is a leading global technology company that focuses on e-commerce, cloud computing, digital streaming, and artificial intelligence. With a commitment to customer satisfaction and innovation, Amazon has revolutionized the retail industry and continues to expand its footprint worldwide.