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Report: Amazon Fresh coming to Fair Lakes Shopping Center

The opening of Amazon Fresh in Fairfax (photo by David Taube)

(Updated at 3:25 p.m.) Another Amazon Fresh is coming soon to Fairfax County, according to a report.

The Washington Business Journal reports that Amazon.com Inc. is seeking subcontractors to renovate space within the shopping center.

Not much has been publicly disclosed about the project. WBJ discovered a permit under the name L.F. Jennings for 12993 Fair Lakes Shopping Center, a code used by the company for Amazon Fresh stores.

Work on the project won’t be underway until the second quarter of next year, according to the general contractor’s website.

It’s unclear if and how Amazon Fresh will consolidate nearby spaces for a larger store that is more in-line with its other locations. Next door, the former World Market Saks off 5th location reopened as a Spirit Halloween. (h/t to Rocket for the correction)

Fairfax County has other Amazon Fresh stores in Franconia and Lorton. Another location is underway in Baileys Crossroads.

Amazon Fresh is a grocery service and store that allows shoppers to buy items without having to individually scan items. Customers simply scan an app or credit card when the enter and exist the store.

Amazon also has a Whole Foods Market in the works at Springfield Plaza.

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