Amazon just announced a international headquarters comes to Queens, NYC that could employ up to 25,000 new people…
Google announced it will double its staff *in lower Manhattan with the improvements and additional office space….
Google today is announcing plans to invest more than $1 billion in capital improvements to build a 1.7-million-square-foot campus in Lower Manhattan, dubbed Google Hudson Square.
As part of the New York City expansion, Google and Alphabet Chief Financial Officer Ruth Porat said in a blog post this morning that the company “will have the capacity to more than double its staff” in the city over the next 10 years.
The company plans to start moving into two properties on Hudson Street by 2020, and into a newly created building on Washington Street by 2022. “Google Hudson Square will be the primary location for our New York-based Global Business Organization,” Porat said.
The Google exec said the company will also “continue to deepen our commitments in STEM education, workforce development and access to technology,” including by creating a program to train workers in digital skills. “We believe that as our company grows, we have a responsibility to support the communities we call home,” she wrote.
The move comes as other tech giants, like Amazon and Apple, have moved to expand their presence outside the West Coast…..
*Google has 7,000 employee’s in NYC….