In the Falcon District, Amazon launched its first Mesa warehouse before Christmas. Nearby construction by Boeing, Bemo and other companies is expected to bring hundreds more jobs to northeast Mesa. Pablo Robles/Tribune Staff Photographer
By Tom Scanlon | East Valley Tribune
As it takes its name from Falcon Field Airport, it’s not surprising that the Falcon District in northeast Mesa is dominated by aviation high fliers like Boeing, Northrop Grumman and HD Helicopters.
Now, a “ground-and-pound” heavyweight has joined the Falcon lineup – and leads a takeoff in jobs in the district.
Those who have become accustomed – if not addicted – to online shopping might be finding packages on their doorsteps even sooner, as Amazon has set up a “last mile” delivery hub in the Falcon District.