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Google Will Spend $1 Billion For New York City Campus On Hudson River

"In fact, we're growing faster outside the [San Francisco] Bay Area than within it," says Chief Financial Officer Ruth Porat, a senior vice president of both Google and its parent company, Alphabet.
Google says it will lease office space at three spots in the West Village to create a new campus for thousands of workers in New York City. Here, a pedestrian passes by 345 Hudson Street, one of the buildings Google will be using. Source: Drew Angerer

Google says it will spend $1 billion to create a new campus in Manhattan, looking to more than double the number of its employees in New York City in coming years. The company currently has more than 7,000 workers there.

The move is the latest high-profile expansion from a U.S. tech giant, following big investments from Apple and Amazon to create office spaces in Texas, New York and the

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