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Amazon Expands Austin, Texas, Tech Hub

12/22/2021
Amazon will expand its tech hub in Austin, Texas. The project is expected to create 2,000 jobs over the next few years.

According to company officials, the company has signed on to lease 330,000 square feet of space which is expected to open for employees in early 2024. The company currently has more than 3,000 employees at its Austin Tech Hub.

“Our continued investment in Austin is a testament to the amazing talent and amenities that this city has to offer,” said Doug Gray, site lead for Amazon’s Austin Tech Hub. “With more than 3,000 jobs already created and more than 1,000 corporate and technology roles currently available, we’re looking forward to continue offering exciting career opportunities to local residents.”

This investment is part of a multi-city expansion across the country and company, company officials noted. The company plans to create 3,000 jobs across Austin, Chicago, and Phoenix in the next few years. In the last 18 months, Amazon also announced expansions of its offices in Houston (150 new jobs) and Dallas (600 new jobs).

Since 2010, Amazon has created more than 70,000 full- and part-time jobs in Texas and invested more than $29 billion across the state, including infrastructure from fulfillment centers, Whole Foods Market locations, and three tech hubs.

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