Philly’s warehouse-building frenzy has begun. But will good jobs come with it?

November 28, 2018

Inside an Amazon fulfillment center in Baltimore.

By Staff

The warehouses are coming — and with them, presumably, the jobs.

After years of trailing behind Lehigh Valley’s distribution center boom, Philadelphia, it seems, has finally arrived. Developers are so sure of demand that they’re acquiring land and building warehouses even before securing tenants, the Inquirer and Daily News’ Jacob Adelman reported Monday, calling this kind of speculative development “a practice virtually unheard of in the city until recently.”

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