Windsor Backs Planned Amazon Distribution Center

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    A lawyer for Amazon said the company is considering several sites in Connecticut, but Windsor is the company's first choice.

    Windsor planning and zoning officials have approved plans for online retailer Amazon to build a distribution center.

    The Journal Inquirer reports that Amazon might still decide against moving to Windsor or another Hartford area town. It pulled a tax abatement request last week.

    A lawyer for Amazon said the company is considering several sites in Connecticut, but Windsor is the company's first choice.

    KTR Capital Partners, a real estate private equity firm, also pulled its request for a 50 percent building fee reduction. KTR Senior Vice Partner John Bancroft said on Tuesday the company is still moving forward on its plans for Windsor.

    Amazon ended a two-year dispute with Connecticut in February, agreeing to collect sales tax and to spend $50 million to build an order-fulfillment center.

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