has signed a lease for a large warehouse space on TW Alexander Drive in Durham.

The Triangle Business Journal reports that has signed a lease for the 324,838-square-foot Centerpoint I industrial building on T.W. Alexander Drive in Durham owned by Duke Realty.

According to the TBJ, the deal is one of the largest real estate transactions in the Triangle for the first half of 2016.

Reports say the giant online retailer spent months seeking a new storage and distribution center to serve its North Carolina customers.

Amazon also has a local base for its Amazon prime same day service on Bush Street in Raleigh.

The full TBJ story is here: