Google reportedly persevering with New York Metropolis enlargement w/ 12-story workplace spanning two blocks

Earlier this yr, Google purchased Chelsea Market for $2.four billion to increase its presence in New York Metropolis. A brand new report at present pegs one other actual property deal within the works that would create workplace house for 8,500 extra Googlers within the Large Apple.

In line with the Wall Street Journal, Google is enthusiastic about shopping for or leasing St. John’s Terminal positioned within the West Village. From 1934-1960, it was a freight terminal for the Excessive Line housing 227 practice automobiles and serving as a distribution hub for produce.

It was bought earlier this yr by Oxford Properties, which final month simply launched architectural renderings for a contemporary workplace house renovation.

The prevailing plan is so as to add 9 ranges on high of the present three-story floor flooring. Spanning two whole metropolis blocks, it’s positioned close to the Hudson River Park and could have a 400 linear toes facade overlooking the waterfront. Different constructing facilities embrace out of doors house like a greenscaped rooftop and terraces, with a central location close to SoHo and Tribeca. At 1.Three million sq. toes, it might home 8,500 workers when accomplished in 2022.

This comes as Google simply bought Chelsea Market and plans to increase it by 300,000 sq. toes, together with 250,000 sq. toes of workplace house at Pier 57. This 3,500 worker enlargement would enable for 12,000 extra Googlers, in line with a WSJ estimate.

As of earlier this yr, Google has roughly 7,000 workers in New York, with its present workplace positioned throughout Chelsea Market at 111 eighth Avenue. Googled moved into that constructing in 2006 earlier than buying in 2010. The town is house to engineering, product, and enterprise divisions, with giant groups from Search, Adverts, Maps, YouTube, Cloud, Technical Infrastructure, Gross sales, and Analysis.

In the beginning of the yr, Google announced it was increasing its U.S. footprint with new or expanded knowledge facilities in 5 states and workplace development in 9.

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