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Project Big Daddy: How Monroe landed Amazon’s next fulfillment center

Published: Thursday, October 05, 2017 @ 10:55 AM
By: Kara Driscoll - Staff Writer

Hefty tax credits and months of strategic negotiations helped solidify Amazon’s decision to build its next fulfillment center in Monroe — a plan local officials and developers referred to as Project Big Daddy.

Public records obtained by this news organization answers the question that state and local officials across the country want to know: Just how did Monroe lure online giant Amazon? The company confirmed last month its plans to open a fourth Ohio fulfillment center that will create more than 1,000 full-time jobs in the Warren County portion of Monroe.