Tropical Distribution Center, Amazon
This 855,000-square-foot robotic sort fulfillment center opened in May of 2019 and was a build-to-suit development for Amazon. It is the largest fulfillment center in Nevada for the e-commerce company, employing more than 1,500 people. The project schedule was 12 months, however the building was completed ahead of schedule in just 10.5 months. The facility stands over 50 feet tall with two levels of conveyor process mezzanine and four levels of robotic storage platform for a total floor area of 2.3 million square feet. The building offers over 400 trailer stalls and 2,600 auto parking spaces on 71 acres. Tropical Distribution Center is in the city of North Las Vegas with immediate access to Interstates 15 and 215 via the new Tropical Interchange.