Tracking Amazon's Rapidly Expanding Footprint

Tracking Amazon’s rapidly expanding footprint

The Seattle-based company has benefited from more than $1.2 billion in known subsidies to build its empire, which includes more than 250 facilities and 140 million square feet of space across the country. Explore the details of each facility here.

Map definitions


The sorting and distribution warehouses on this map were identified through The Business Journals research. Supporting information from,, Good Jobs First, MWPVL International and local news reports was used in some cases to identify property classifications and facility square footage.

Square footage

The space associated with each Amazon facility identified on this map was derived using one of two measures: total livable square feet, and a property’s floor plate. Total livable square feet totals was determined through The Business Journals research as well as research by MWPVL International.


The dollar value and details concerning subsidies on this map were identified and in some cases calculated by The Business Journals. The values are based on the maximum dollar value of incentives awarded to Amazon, and they do not represent what has actually been delivered to Amazon in exchange for reaching specified job or wage targets. 

To view the interactive map click here.

For more business news, visit the Philadelphia Business Journal. 

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