Google Expanding Its Presence in Kitchener with Giant New Office

Posted by Rob Lewis

Update: Google has confirmed this report.

Google may be stepping up its presence in the Kitchener-Waterloo area.

In 2011 Google opened a 34,000 square foot facility in Kitchener at the Tannery but Techvibes has learned that Google may be taking on new office space in Kitchener.

Rumour on the street is that Google has signed a lease on the building at the southeast corner of Breithaupt Street and King Street.

According to a real estate listing, the 110-year-old heritage building includes 88,000 square feet of gross leasable area—but sources tell us that Google's move may include multiple buildings and up to 190,000 square feet of office space. Based on city averages for tech firms, Google's office expansion could fit up to 1,000 new employees.

Techvibes has contacted Google for confirmation but has not heard back.

Check out more pictures of the proposed space below.

 

 

 

Company:
Google
Website:
http://www.google.com
Location:
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

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Rob is the President of Techvibes Media and Editor-in-Chief of Techvibes.com.  His diverse background includes stints in International Trade Finance, Web Development, and Enterprise Software and he is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, British Columbia Institute of Technology, and Simon Fraser University. When not running Canada's leading technology media property, Rob can be... more



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