Amazon to Open Warehouse in Sears Building?
By an edhat reader
This information was overheard from a contractor who was talking a little too loudly in public.
Amazon is planning on opening a fulfillment center at the old Sears location employing about 500 workers. This information has not been released by the city.
These 500 workers will not be able to afford living in Santa Barbara on warehouse worker salaries because the city refuses allow building enough housing and rental units, so they will have to commute from outside of town on the already extremely busy freeway.
Does anyone have more information on this?