Netflix is tripling its total office space in London to around 100,000 square feet, a source close to the deal told Business Insider.
Some staff will move to a new office in the city’s West End, the source said, but the company will also retain one of its two existing London offices.
The new office space won’t be ready until 2022 at the earliest, according to the source.
The streaming giant plans to create jobs in its business operations and original productions, building off the success of its UK productions such as “The Crown,” “Sex Education,” “Rebecca,” and “Too Hot To Handle.”
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Netflix plans to triple its London office capacity as it expands its UK operations.
When Rebecca Alvarez Story first started Bloomi, a sexual wellness marketplace, she understood that the gap she was trying to fill was one women had traditionally been encouraged to not speak about openly.
Her mission was to solve for that exact problem.
“By normalizing conversations around sex and wellness I hope other women, especially other women of color like myself, can feel empowered to embrace their sexuality and make informed decisions for their bodies,” she’d previously shared with Forbes. “It’s important that we talk about sex, because it’s a big part of our overall physical and emotional well-being.”
Now, as Bloomi has entered a round of crowdfunding and updated its strategy to meet the moment, Story has an even clearer view of how mission and product will intertwine.
“When COVID hit, I began to lead free workshops covering a variety of intimacy and sexual