Google splashes £762.5 MILLION on London site in push to get 10,000 staff back to the office (but they’ll only have to come in three days a week)
- Tech giant’s move to buy Central St Giles office is major bet on return of offices
- Google said it sees office ‘as a place for in-person collaboration and connection’
- It is already in the process of building its UK HQ new King’s Cross railway station
Google has splashed out £762.5million on buying a new London office, in a major bet on employees coming back to work.
The tech giant’s decision to purchase the colourful Central St Giles block, where it currently rents several floors, will give it the capacity to host 10,000 workers in the UK, compared to the 6,400 it currently employs.
Today, a senior executive said the move demonstrated Google’s ‘continued confidence in the office…