Johnston approves Amazon tax deal, moving $290M project forward

Updated at 12:51 p.m. on Sept. 16, 2021.

JOHNSTON – Construction is expected to begin in October on a new $290 million, 3.8-million-square-foot distribution facility for Amazon.com Services LLC in Johnston, according to the Mayor Joseph M. Polisena. The Johnston Town Council approved an agreement on Wednesday night that limits the amount of taxes the online retail giant would have to pay over…

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