the company wrote on a blog post describing the project to do a major redevelopment at its headquarters in Redmond, Washington. it seeks to create an architectural wonderland that can compete with the space-age workplaces of rivals such as Amazon and Apple. Microsoft did not put a price tag on the project, but no doubt it will run into the billions of dollars. It’s at the same time about to expand from its current workforce of 47,0000 to 55,000.
The project for new MS headquarters
“Our new campus will be more open and less formal, divided into a series of “team neighborhoods” while capturing more natural light and fostering the type of creativity that will lead to ongoing innovation to advance the industry and benefit our customers,” Microsoft explained a little more. The renovated campus , with the look and feel of a small village, will connect to the future Redmond Technology Transit Station and Link Light Rail when it arrives in 2023, and cars will now be located in an underground parking facility. The plans include a 2-acre open plaza, running and walking trails, cricket and soccer fields, and space for non-Microsoft retailers.