Amazon to Retrofit Vacant Kmart as Last-Mile Facility in Bakersfield, California


Amazon will open a 93,000-square-foot last-mile facility at a vacant big-box retail property at 3500-3600 Wilson Road in Bakersfield, Calif. (Photo credit: Bakersfield CVB)

BAKERSFIELD, CALIF. — The City of Bakersfield has announced that Amazon will convert a vacant big-box retail property, located at 3500-3600 Wilson Road in Bakersfield, into a last-mile facility. The new facility will create approximately 200 new permanent jobs.

Formerly a Kmart, the 93,000-square-foot property will undergo a $20 million renovation. Amazon is expected to begin operations in fourth-quarter 2021. Renovations will include a new roof and parking lot, enhanced lighting, landscaping and the addition of roll-up bay doors.

Amazon is growing its last-mile delivery efforts to speed up customer delivery times and provide new innovations to customers, according to Amazon.

Content Partners
‣ Bohler
‣ Lee & Associates
‣ Lument
‣ NAI Global
‣ Walker & Dunlop

Subscribe to the newsletter

Webinars on Demand

Read the Digital Editions

Northeast Multifamily & Affordable Housing Business

Midwest Multifamily & Affordable Housing Business

Western Multifamily & Affordable Housing Business

Texas Multifamily & Affordable Housing Business

Southeast Multifamily & Affordable Housing Business

Heartland Real Estate Business

Northeast Real Estate Business

Southeast Real Estate Business

Texas Real Estate Business

Western Real Estate Business

Shopping Center Business

California Centers

Student Housing Business

Seniors Housing Business

Featured Properties