GeoEye has leased 14,578 square feet in the Metro North Building at 11990 Grant St. in Northglenn and plans to move at the end of March. This is an expansion of their existing 63,000 square-foot building in Thornton. GeoEye will transfer 45 employees to the Northglenn location, with a growth plan to add future jobs to the site.
GeoEye is a leading source of geospatial information, and this business expansion is to accommodate the company's future plan for growth. They own and operate two color Earth-imaging satellites, GeoEye-1 and IKONOS, and three airplanes with advanced high-resolution imagery collection capabilities. GeoEye-1 is the world's highest resolution and most accurate commercial Earth-imaging satellite.
"The city is pleased to welcome GeoEye into the city of Northglenn," said Mayor Joyce Downing. "As a leader of geospatial information in support of national security objectives, GeoEye is an asset to the city's business mix."
GeoEye has over 700 employees and is headquartered in Virginia, with facilities in Colorado, Missouri, Kansas and Singapore. GeoEye is a public company listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange under the symbol GEOY. For more information visit www.geoeye.com.
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