NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) - The Nashville Yards towers aren’t even complete, but Amazon is continuing to show its investment in Nashville.

Amazon has plans to build a massive shipping hub in the 100 Oaks area. The main goal of this facility will be to get out same-day deliveries and Prime Now online orders.

Last year, Amazon paid nearly $23 million for the old Harry’s frozen food warehouse on Armory Drive. They kept quiet for a while about what the plans were for the site, but new files to the Metro Board of Zoning show that a central shipping hub is in the works.

Amazon plans to demolish the existing building and construct their own 200,000 square foot warehouse. It’s a move that would bring 170 additional jobs to Nashville.

This shipping hub will be in addition to its existing locations in La Vergne, north Nashville and Mt. Juliet.

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Melanie Layden is the weekend morning meteorologist at WSMV. She also has a segment during the week called "Growing Nashville" where she covers the growth of Music City. Melanie has been Working 4 You since 2014.

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