Baton Rouge could be getting Louisiana's first Amazon distribution center

Baton Rouge could be getting Louisiana's first Amazon distribution center

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - An Amazon distribution center could be coming to Baton Rouge.

The Seattle-based commerce company applied for a permit to build the center close to the Costco located just off Airline Highway and Interstate 12, the Greater Baton Rouge Business Report reported Monday.

Celtic Group, an operator of Celtic Studios, owns the land for the 21,000-square-foot distribution center that's located on Professional Blvd.

The center would be smaller than the previous distribution centers that have been popping up through the United States. The distribution center would be the first one for the state.

According to the Business Insider, neighboring states Alabama and Mississippi have no centers while Texas has 11 locations.

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