A Brand New 584,000 Sq Ft Space In LA Is The New Campus Of Google
Google expands in LA and announced the company on Tuesday. According to a press release, the company rented the current location of a shopping mall in West Los Angeles, which is being converted into an office campus of 584,000 square feet.
This is the latest desktop extension for Google, which last month announced a $1 Billion investment in a new office in New York. Apple and Amazon have expanded their existence beyond the technology centers of Silicon Valley and Seattle, with Amazon preferring Northern Virginia and New York as double venues for their new dwelling, and Apple announces a new campus in Austin.
The Westside Pavilion space will be revitalized by the end of the year, according to Google in a press release. Google’s lease of 14 Years, will begin as soon as the construction is completed at the One Westside, which had to be completed in 2022, has been completed.
Gensler’s architectural firm will be responsible for the design of the space, Google announced in a press release that will include 45,000 square feet of expansive outdoor patios and terraces,” with collapsible glass walls that convert space inside out. It also has a roof terrace, according to Google. The project aims at LEED Silver certification, according to the announcement.
According to the Wall Street Journal, Google takes over the entire project office, while owners Hudson Pacific Properties and Macerich will maintain and operate a part of the mall connected to the office space via a bridge.
Google refused to provide additional information about the investment or the number of employees hoping to work on the new campus. The search engine giant had also earlier revealed a plan for the redevelopment of northern Mountain View area as an effort to develop the area suitable for homes, hotel facilities, parks, offices, and shops.