This week, the city of Issaquah granted Costco final land-use approval, allowing the wholesaler to expand its headquarters to include a nine-story, 620,000-square-foot office building and parking garage.
According to The Seattle Times, the HQ expansion will make room for over 4,000 employees. Construction is slated to begin next year, with Costco planning on having everything up, running, and operable by 2020.
Costco has called Issaquah its headquarters' home since 1994. Four years ago, Costco entered into a 30-year development agreement with the city, which granted the wholesaler the ability to expand by 1.5 million square feet. As part of the agreement, Costco will fund half the cost of three road projects near its campus, the news source relays.
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