Comcast leases customer support center

East Coast expansion to create hundreds of jobs

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Comcast of Southeast Pennsylvania LLC, an affiliate of Comcast Corp., recently signed a lease for 115,664 square feet of space in Newark, Del., to be used as a customer support center for its regional cable and Internet services. American Financial Realty Trust owns the space, located at 300 N. Wakefield Drive, and signed Comcast to a 10-year lease for the whole building. The deal is expected to generate 300 new jobs by year's end and as many as 500 additional jobs in 2008, according to a press statement. ...