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DaVita will remain in downtown Tacoma.
With some 900 employees at its Tacoma support center, the kidney-care service company is the city’s second-largest private employer and over the past year had considered moving its operations elsewhere.
Full details of the deal, signed Thursday, have not been released. The company did offer a statement late Friday afternoon saying it "has completed negotiations to extend its lease on office space at 1423 Pacific Ave. as well as at the Columbia Bank Center."
Jim Hilger, DaVita vice president and controller, said in…