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Amazon to rebuild Illinois warehouse after deadly tornado
AWS could spin off from Amazon, Evolution VC Partners founder predicts
Gregg Smith, founder of Evolution VC Partners a venture capital firm that invests in culture-tech companies, argues the move would create ‘tremendous value’ for shareholders.
Amazon said it will rebuild its Edwardsville, Illinois warehouse, which collapsed after a deadly EF-3 tornado ripped through the area over the weekend.
AMAZON WAREHOUSE COLLAPSE: 6 FATALITIES AFTER DEADLY TORNADO RIPS THROUGH AREA
According to the Edwardsville Police Department, six employees working at the 1.1 million square foot ecommerce facility were killed Friday, while another individual remains hospitalized with serious injuries. The seven individuals took shelter on the south side of the building during the storm.
Officials emphasized that all other individuals at the property during the incident have been accounted for and that crews are continuing to clear debris from the site. Approximately 45 personnel members made it out of the building safely.