Amazon.com agreed to lease 470,000 square feet of space in midtown Manhattan from Vornado Realty Trust, including a site people familiar with the matter say will serve as a same-day shipping hub, warehouse and the company’s first customer-facing brick-and-mortar location.
The Seattle e-commerce giant has agreed to lease the space for 17 years, according to a statement from Vornado Thursday. The Wall Street Journal last month reported Amazon’s plans for the brick-and-mortar location, on one of Manhattan’s busiest commercial streets.
And it’s the place I visited earlier: No Evidence Of Amazon Store In NYC
Apparently Amazon’s ambitions are far grander than a mere pop-up store for the holidays.
I wonder how soon there will be Amazon delivery bicycles zooming around Manhattan?