Mrs. Fields Original Cookies, a snack food chain that opened its first cookie store in Palo Alto, Calif., in 1977, will move 100 employees in May into 30,000 square feet in the Cottonwood Corporate Center, 6500 S. 3000 East.

The company will occupy the entire fourth floor in Building 11 and one-third of the third floor as its corporate headquarters. In spite of the move, the company will maintain 20 employees each in offices at 462 W. Bearcat Drive and 321 W. Lawndale Drive.Russ Smith, director of asset management, said the expanding staff resulted in the need for new offices.