Google Planning Big New York City Expansion: Report

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Google is planning a significant growth in New York City, in line with a report within the Wall Street Journal.

The newspaper reported Wednesday that the corporate plans so as to add area for greater than 12,000 extra New York employees. The Journal cited nameless individuals acquainted with the plans.

The paper stated Google has New York actual property offers within the works that may give it room for practically 20,000 employees. Those embrace shopping for or leasing a 1.three million-square-foot constructing within the metropolis’s West Village neighborhood as a consequence of be accomplished by 2022.

A Google spokesperson stated the corporate had no touch upon the Journal report. The reported growth of Google’s workforce would nearly match the 25,000 workers that Seattle-based Amazon is reportedly contemplating bringing to New York’s Long Island City as a part of its personal extremely publicized seek for new workplace places.

Amazon would additionally reportedly add one other 25,000 jobs to a location in Crystal City in northern Virginia close to Washington, D.C.

New York and Washington, like different main cities with current clusters of extremely educated employees, analysis universities and different profitable know-how corporations, are more and more in demand as corporations like Google and Amazon increase.

That creates a optimistic suggestions loop that advantages these municipalities and concentrates alternative in ways in which danger leaving different elements of the nation behind.