Municipal leaders in Waterbury and Naugatuck signed off on a $2.5 million sale of a 157-acre property with portions in both communities for redevelopment into a massive Amazon distribution center. The approval sets off a due diligence period of up to 18 months for Bluewater Property Group, the Pennsylvania-based developer behind the Amazon proposal. Bluewater would have another year to begin construction, Hyde said. Gov. Ned Lamont has said Bluewater’s proposal has the possibility to create 1,000 jobs. “We are very excited the project is moving forward but there is still a lot that needs to happen before we break ground,” Hyde said.