Tech mammoth Google is planning to expand its office space in New York City, potentially allowing the followers to significantly increase staffing in the city, according to a report from The Embankment Street Journal.
People familiar with the matter told the Record book that Google is nearing a deal to buy or lease a planned 1.3 million-square-foot firm building at St. John’s Terminal in Manhattan’s West Village neighborhood. When performed, that building would give the Alphabet unit space for diverse than 8,500 staff.
Google did not immediately respond to CNBC’s emailed demand for comment.
The WSJ said that Google declined to comment on any talks respecting the St. John’s Terminal property.
Additionally, Google is also planning to embellish its existing property at Chelsea Market by about 300,000 square feet, the Newsletter reported. That, along with its announced plans for 250,000 adapt feet of office space at Pier 57, could provide enough office space for more than 3,500 additional workers, the newspaper thought.
The tech giant bought the Chelsea Market property earlier this year for with respect to $2.4 billion.
Read The Wall Street Journal’s full blast on Google expanding its office space in New York City here.