Amazon fulfillment center opens in Richmond; Dutch Bros Coffee to bring new location to Cypress and more top news from the Greater Houston area

Since opening the Richmond fulfillment center, approximately 1,300 employees have been hired—a number that is expected to grow to 3,000 by the end of the year. (Courtesy Amazon)
Since opening the Richmond fulfillment center, approximately 1,300 employees have been hired—a number that is expected to grow to 3,000 by the end of the year. (Courtesy Amazon)

Since opening the Richmond fulfillment center, approximately 1,300 employees have been hired—a number that is expected to grow to 3,000 by the end of the year. (Courtesy Amazon)

Catch up on the latest business news from Greater Houston.

Amazon fulfillment center opens 3.7 million-square-foot Richmond location

An Amazon fulfillment center opened at 10507 Harlem Road, Richmond, on Oct. 31, the location’s General Manager Evan Luscher said at a Nov. 18 Fort Bend Economic Development Council meeting.

Wendy's location now open in Conroe

The location is franchised by Haza Foods, which owns more than 300 Wendy's locations nationally.


Tomball City Council approves 360-unit apartment complex at FM 2920, Tomball Cemetery Road

Tomball City Council approved the rezoning of about 18 acres of vacant land at FM 2920 and Tomball Cemetery Road from commercial to planned development at its Nov. 15 meeting.

Dutch Bros Coffee to bring new location to Cypress

The 863-square-foot kiosk will feature two drive-thru lanes. Dutch Bros has an extensive coffee menu that offers cold brew, mochas, shakes, cocoas, smoothies, teas and quick bites, such as granola bars and muffin tops.

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Claire Shoop, Jishnu Nair, Chandler France, Danica Lloyd and Sierra Rozen contributed to this report.


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