Amazon Moving Fernley Facility To Reno

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UPDATE: Amazon has confirmed to KOLO 8 News Now's Colin Lygren that the company expects to move into its new facility at 8000 N Virginia St in early 2015.

RENO, NV - Amazon will be moving its fulfillment center operation from Fernley to Reno, according to a statement from the company.

Amazon Spokesperson Ashley Robinson said "Amazon remains committed to its fulfillment center employees in northern Nevada. All Amazon employees will be offered the chance to work in our new fulfillment center in nearby Reno. We are excited for the investment we're making in this new building to fulfill customer orders."

KOLO 8 News Now's Catherine Van spoke to Rob Hooper with Northern Nevada Development Authority, and he says the move "will be a huge blow to Fernley" but he's "excited that Amazon will be staying in northern Nevada. It will provide many new opportunities."

We will update this story as we get more information.