Amazon is actively searching for office space in Miami, aiming to lease 50,000 square feet, according to reports.
The move aligns with the e-commerce giant’s growing presence in the region, driven by the company’s expansion initiatives. Notably, a spokesperson confirmed that Amazon’s pursuit of office space predates the recent revelation of founder Jeff Bezos’ plans to establish Miami as his new home base.
Bezos, who is set to relocate with fiancee Lauren Sanchez, cited reasons such as the proximity to Blue Origin, family, and a fondness for the city. The office space search is a strategic response to the increasing workforce needs in the area, with over 400 Amazon employees already utilizing the company’s existing serviced offices in Miami. With a global workforce exceeding 1.46 million, Amazon’s move to secure additional office space underscores its dynamic expansion strategy beyond its established headquarters in Washington and Virginia. As of the latest update, Amazon’s market capitalization stands at an impressive $1.52 trillion.