Amazon Announces Plans for New Last-Mile Facility in Klamath Falls

Klamath Falls, OR (June 5, 2024) – In a joint press release, the Klamath County Economic Development Association (KCEDA), the City of Klamath Falls, and real estate development firm, Pure Development, have announced that a new distribution center will be coming to Klamath Falls. The center will be located along Altamont Drive next to the airport, and is expected to begin construction this summer. Based out of Indianapolis, Pure Development has an extensive history developing facilities across the United States, having a proven portfolio in creating manufacturing spaces, corporate headquarters, and distribution centers. The facility they will be building in Klamath Falls will be operated by Amazon once complete. 

“Amazon is excited to bring a delivery station to Klamath Falls to better serve our customers in the area,” said Easton Craft, manager of economic development for Amazon. “We’re grateful for our partnership with the Klamath County Economic Development Association and Pure Development. We look forward to sharing more details about this facility in the future.”

Discussing the news, KCEDA CEO, Randy Cox, stated, “An advantage for businesses developing in Klamath County is our location. Amazon and Pure Development’s investment in a new distribution center is further proof of the value our region can provide to companies who seek optimal logistics to markets along the west coast. We are excited to have them begin construction alongside many other new developments taking place over the next 12 months.”  

Additionally, City Manager, Jonathan Teichert spoke about the project, commenting, “It’s exciting to be able to share this news publicly. We have been in discussions with KCEDA and Pure Development over the past year, and today are pleased to have an Amazon operation join our community. We believe this facility is a great indication of the progress our economy continues to make.” 

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