Amazon paid $6.3M for nearly 59 acres of land slated for ‘Project Barb’ warehouse in DeKalb, records show

Development has been known for months by only a codename, Project Barb

The DeKalb City Council approved on Monday amendments to ordinances regarding "Project Barb," a 700,000-square-foot warehouse and distribution center planned by an unknown developer on 58 acres in the Chicago West Business Center. "Project Barb" is the subject parcel shown.