Apple has agreed to lease more than 40,000sqft of office space in Bengaluru, where the US-based iPhone maker intends to set up a development centre. The new facility is at Galleria, a 3 lakh sqft office space that belongs to Standard Brick Tile Company in North Bengaluru. The Apple facility will be spread over two floors, house its high-end development centre. The facility in Bengaluru will be Apple’s second after Hyderabad, where it has taken 2.5lakh sqft of office space in a special economic zone at Gachibowli. The $25mn technology centre is set to employ 4,000 people.