Microsoft unveils plans for a new modern headquarters

Microsoft unveils plans for a new modern headquarters

Microsoft unveils plans for a new modern headquarters

"And as we continue to grow and look to create the best workplace in the tech sector, Microsoft will invest right here in Redmond, our home for more than 30 years". Microsoft says that the massive expansion might not be completed until 2025. The multiyear project is Microsoft's largest redevelopment to date, it said.

This project represents a significant investment by the company, will involve roughly 2,500 construction and development jobs, and will take five to seven years to complete. 12 buildings will be torn down and replaced with 18 new ones, bringing the campus to a total of 131 buildings. We prize our relationship with the City of Redmond and will work closely with officials on the approval for campus and building architectural designs, engineering, building permit review and land use code compliance. The days of an individual office for every employee seem to be ending as people gravitate toward communal spaces with high ceilings and colorful furniture.

A two-acre open plaza, for example, will accommodate up to 12,000 people and sounds ideal for social gatherings, concerts and the like.

Usually, technology companies keep expanding their campus to integrate new technology.

PixabayMicrosoft Redmond campus - what are the plans? "We want to create a workspace that supports the culture we are creating", Smith said. It will be the company's biggest physical expansion in more than a decade.

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They organize events to let employees volunteer with other people in the startup community to make the world a better place. American charities receive one third of their annual donations during the holiday season.

The new additions will also be environmentally friendly.

Microsoft started renovating office spaces almost a decade ago and has already modernized several buildings in the open-format style. Instead, the firm envisions the new campus as a place filled with open spaces and plenty of light. The coming expansion will just about tap out that extra room. Microsoft has agreed to provide $33.3 million in funding to Sound Transit for the station and pedestrian bridge. (Construction is expected to begin next fall.) Microsoft has some 47,000 employees in the region now.

The company today revealed plans to launch a multibillion-dollar overhaul of its headquarters in the Seattle suburb of Redmond.

Microsoft has leases on office space in Bellevue and Issaquah.

Whether it keeps the leased space or consolidates, Microsoft plans to stay on the Eastside for a long time, a fact the city is grateful for.

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