Seattle isn’t the only city where Amazon is scooping up office space left and right.
The tech giant just inked a deal for 180,000 square-feet of space in a downtown San Francisco tower at 525 Market St., reported the San Francisco Business Times, which noted that the lease will bring Amazon’s footprint to more than 750,000 square feet in the Bay Area.
Earlier this year Amazon signed two separate leases for new office space in East Palo Alto and Sunnyvale in the heart of Silicon Valley.
Amazon currently has 1,083 jobs open in the Bay Area, where the company has people working on a variety of products and services, from Alexa to AWS to Twitch. Its research and development center for hardware, Lab126, is based in Sunnyvale.
Amazon employs more than 30,000 people in California, which represents Amazon’s second-biggest market in the country, behind Washington state. That includes employees at Amazon’s warehouses — it has 11 in California, along with 17 sortation/delivery centers and 11 Prime Now hubs.
Meanwhile in its home city of Seattle, Amazon continues to pick up several office buildings. By 2022, Amazon has said it could occupy 12 million square feet across 40 buildings in Seattle, up from 8.5 million square feet as of the middle of last year.
Amazon also announced last week that it plans to hire another 50,000 employees who help prepare packages for shipment across its U.S. fulfillment network. The company said in January that it planned to add another 100,000 full-time jobs in the U.S. by mid-2018. The growth would push Amazon’s U.S. workforce to more than 280,000 people; it employs 382,400 across the globe.