Amazon.com Inc. today announced that it will hire 2,000 new Seaport technology jobs once to occupy more than 430,000 square feet of office space in the next stage of development offices in Boston Seaport Square.
The announcement confirms that the Boston Business Journal will report back in February and is independent of Seattle’s continuing search for a place for its second position.
Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) and employs 3,500 people in Massachusetts between its compliance centers and offices in Cambridge and Boston Technology. The new employees will support existing local teams that focus on Alexa, Amazon Web Services, and acoustics, with particular regard to machine learning experts that can help improve interactions with Alexa customers.
“In a few years, we have grown from a handful of software developers and scientists to a team of over 1,200, inventing new features and products on behalf of millions of customers worldwide,” Rohit Prasad, of Boston, within Boston. vice president and chief scientist of Amazon Alexa, stated in a prepared statement. “Thanks to all our partners in the city and the state for welcoming us, helping us create these thousands of new jobs and contribute to the already vibrant technology sector in the area.”
Amazon will occupy 430,000 square feet of office space in the L4 Seaport Square block, a 17-story office is planned to be built behind the elliptical-shaped building is now completing the construction of 121 Seaport Blvd. The facility is under development from Chestnut Hill WS Development, chief developer of Seaport Square, in partnership with PSP Investments. WS Development plans to start construction by the end of the year and will finish the building by 2021.
Amazon’s Warehouse expansion in Sydney
The retail giant Amazon is expanding its operations in Australia, announcing plans to build the first of several department stores on the east coast to allow faster local delivery.
The company announced Thursday’s long-awaited move, and according to Business Insider, it reported that it is looking for storage space in Brisbane, Sydney or Melbourne to become its first 93,000-square-meter Australian “shipping center”.
“Amazon Web Services launched an Australian region in 2012, we launched a Kindle store on amazon.com.au in 2013 and now we have almost 1,000 employees in the country,” the company said. “The next step is to bring a retail offer to Australia, and now we are making those plans.”
The proposed new warehouse will create several hundred new jobs.
“We are thrilled to bring thousands of new jobs to Australia, millions of dollars in additional investments and empower small Australian businesses through the Amazon Marketplace,” said Amazon.
“We are optimistic that focusing on the things that we believe are the most valued customers: low prices, wide selection, and fast delivery, over time we will win the business of Australian customers.”
It is expected that the services that led Amazon to dominate the retail market in the US. UU The United Kingdom, and the greater part of Western Europe, such as the delivery in one hour, will soon be introduced in Australia.
Analysts at Morgan Stanley have dubbed Amazon the “killer of the country,” warning retail clients: “While Amazon may take some time to build momentum in this country, keep the sword of Damocles on corporate Australia.”
The warning, announced in Australia, came before the announcement on Thursday.
Amazon now represents $ 1 million of annual retail sales of $ 300 million from Australia, according to Morgan Stanley.
Its launch, with an initial focus on electronics, is expected to absorb the profits of JB Hi-Fi and Harvey Norman, whose annual revenues in the fiscal year 2015-16 are $3.9bn and $1.8bn respectively.
Amazon has designed a tax plan designed to help traditional retailers such as Harvey Norman, said a plan to impose the tax on goods and services in online purchases was so poorly designed that it would “create an inherent disincentive” for Online retailers meet.
“If the vendors who are not in the standards and electronic distribution platforms, GST, sellers who do not comply with standards and electronic distribution platforms, send us a message containing an error message.”, Said in a statement to the parliamentary committee hearing on the proposed tax legislation, which was achieved on Friday.