Google announced the decision to build a new campus for a billion dollars. This is stated in the blog of the company. The post appeared four days after the same plans with the same investment was announced by Apple, notes The Verge.
The area of the new Google building in new York will amount to 158 thousand square meters, Apple in Austin — 538. It is expected that the office of the first company will employ about 7 thousand employees, the second — first 5 thousand, and eventually to 15.
Google notes that with the construction of the new campus the company will support the infrastructure of the selected area to create a comfortable place “to work, life and entertainment”. Commenting on its campus, Apple stressed that it will operate entirely through renewable sources of energy.
In November, Amazon also announced the intention to build three campuses in new York and Arlington (VA), reports The Verge.
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