Amazon said on Thursday that it plans to expand employment in Bellevue, east of Seattle, Washington, where its headquarters is located.
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Amazon will be in Bellevue in the coming yearsMore than 15,000 jobsIs a new plan. The company first opened its office in Bellevue in 2017, and currently employs 2,000 people. Seattle headquarters employs more than 50,000 people.
T-Mobile US and other companies are also headquartered in Bellevue. There have been clear signs of Amazon's interest in Bellevue since 2019. Amazon Becomes The Tallest Building In Bellevue With More Real Estate Owned43-storey office towerWas reportedly planned to be built. In April 2019, employees working in operationsTransfer to BellevueIt is alleged to have told about the possibility of. Overall, Amazon doesn't seem to cut its headcount in Seattle and increase employment in Bellevue. Seattle has more than 10,000 jobs.
計画 In February 2019, plans to build a second headquarters in New York CityWithdrawdid. It was said to bring 25,000 new jobs.
Amazon confirmed last week that it had 798,000 employees as of Q4 2019clearlydid. Three months ago it was 750,000.
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