(CBS DETROIT) – Amazon announced it is building its first fulfillment center in Central Michigan.

The one million square foot center will be located west of Lansing in Delta Township.

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It will also bring over 500 full-time jobs to the area when it opens next year.

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This news comes as the company’s fulfillment center in Pontiac opened its doors for the first time today.

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