Louisiana Tech News (US) title Google wants to bring Google’s new metro tech to the US article Google is planning to open a new office in downtown Los Angeles.
The search giant’s new headquarters in the heart of Los Angeles will be the site of a metro tech startup, according to reports in the US media.
The US-based tech giant, founded by co-founder Sergey Brin, will open an office and development facility in downtown LA and a hotel in the area.
It will have an estimated total of 1,000 employees, according the LA Times.
Google will also lease a downtown LA parking garage, and plans to expand a nearby convention center, the Times said.
The company has a large number of employees in New York City and elsewhere in the United States.
Google is building a $1.8 billion office and manufacturing facility in San Francisco’s Bay Area that it plans to open later this year.
The project is set to include more than a million square feet of space, and will create 1,500 permanent jobs, the New York Times reported.
Google has been seeking to develop its metro tech ambitions in the USA for some time.
The Californian company was granted a lease to build the facility in Los Angeles by the state of California, which awarded the company a $2 billion contract to build and manage its network of offices and facilities in California, according a report in the New Yorker.
Google also recently bought an office in Seattle and plans on expanding it, the LA Weekly reported.