Apple has announced that it is building an office in the Cork City Centre which will contain nearly 350 of the company’s employees.
The Cupertino, California-based tech giant on Thursday announced more 350 jobs after signing deal to lease two floor property in the Half Moon Street of Cork City in Ireland.
According to Irish Examiner, the property which is 25,000 square feet in area can easily accommodate 350 employees, adding to more than 3,000 people working for the iPhone developer in Hollyhill on the north of Cork city in Ireland for last three decades.
While the people associated with the deal are following a no comment policy, Irish Examiner says that the move to build an office in a major city location will improve city’s businesses such as shops, bars and restaurant, garnering economic benefits for all.
“Apple is one of the many global technology companies with operations in Ireland. Since it established in Cork 30 years ago it has been a significant employer in the south-west region." stated Industrial Development Agency (IDA) of Ireland in an official statement.
The new office will host Apple’s support division for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region.
The company has already announced job vacancies for Ireland office suggesting that the office should be ready for use by the end of this year.