KCBS_740 RICHMOND (KCBS) — Amazon has signed another East Bay industrial lease – in Richmond this time, further expanding its warehouse space in the Bay Area.

The San Francisco Business Times reports the Seattle-based company has taken the entire 224-thousand-square-foot industrial building at 6015 Giant Road in Richmond.

The building, completed in the last year is part of the Pinole Point complex.

Amazon’s other Bay Area locations include a 110,000-square-foot building in South San Francisco, and the 500,000-square-foot building in Newark.

Last month Amazon signed a 1 million-square-foot lease in Tracy.

The company has increasingly picked warehouses closer to urban centers such as San Francisco as it offers new services, including same-day delivery.

Whole Foods has also opened a large distribution center in Richmond – so has Restoration Hardware. The companies are attracted to Richmond by a combination of affordable land, helpful city government and access to less congested freeways.

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