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German software company adding 242 jobs in Pittsburgh

German software company SAP will bring 242 new jobs to Pittsburgh over the next three years as it expands its presence in the city, the company and Gov. Tom Wolf announced Tuesday.

The jobs will span sales, marketing, administrative, customer support, software development and other job functions, the company said.

SAP will invest $72.22 million in a new office building on the North Shore, according to the announcement. The company already has 579 employees inside the K&L Gates Center in Downtown, Aaron Aupperlee writes for the Tribune-Review. The company will add 150 jobs to its U.S. headquarters in Newtown Township, Delaware County.

SAP received about $1.2 million in Job Creation Tax Credits and a $600,000 Pennsylvania First Program grant, the announcement stated.

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