GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — It's not HQ2, but Amazon is coming to metro Atlanta. 

Governor Brian Kemp announced Wednesday that Amazon will open a new fulfillment center in Gwinnett and DeKalb counties, creating 1,000 new jobs.

Amazon will lease a built-to-suit building and cover acreage in Gwinnett and DeKalb counties. Employees at the approximately 700,000 square foot facility will pick, pack and ship customer orders, according to a news release.

In addition, Amazon will hire for roles in human resources, operations management, safety, security, finance, and information technology.

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