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A massive ‘merchandise logistics center’ is teed up for Westphalia. Is Amazon coming to Prince George's?

Michael Neibauer
A massive ‘merchandise logistics center’ is teed up for Westphalia. Is Amazon coming to Prince George's?

The Prince George’s County Planning Board Thursday approved a major change to the layout of the 500-acre Westphalia Town Center, cutting back on plans for office in the core in favor of a 700,000-square-foot, 1,000-plus employee “merchandise supply center.” The word on the street? Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) is coming.  County officials declined to comment — we're told they are under a strict non-disclosure agreement. Amazon has a host of logistics centers and warehouses in Greater Washington, from Sterling to Springfield to Rockville.