Amazon to Expand Boston Tech Hub With 430,000 SF at Seaport Project
BOSTON — Amazon has announced plans to expand its Boston Tech Hub with a 430,000-square-foot office lease at WS Development’s Seaport project. Amazon plans to open a new office inside the 7.6 million-square-foot Seaport development in 2021. Boston’s Seaport district has been transformed in recent decades into a technology center. Amazon’s teams based in the Boston metropolitan area primarily focus on Alexa, Amazon Web Services, and Audible. The expansion is expected to create an additional 2,000 technology jobs in fields including machine learning, speech science, cloud computing and robotics engineering. To date, the company has created around 3,500 jobs in Massachusetts.