By 2023, Amazon plans to relocate its worldwide operations team (one of the largest and most important teams at Amazon) in downtown Bellevue which is currently based in Seattle. According to Downtown Bellevue Network, the reason for this is to allow the company to grow while maintaining the campus feel that employees are used to around South Lake Union.
Today, Amazon has 45,000 employees at its Seattle campus and 700 employees in Bellevue. The move is to begin this month.
Since January, Amazon has purchased the Bellevue Corporate Plaza building in Bellevue. Amazon will also begin leasing the Tower 333 building in 2020. Currently, Amazon is leasing the Centre 425 space.
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