Google Is Shopping For $820 Million Really Worth Of Assets In Silicon Valley

As rival tech giant Apple readies its new huge headquarters in Silicon Valley, Alphabet’s Google is buying up real estate parcels like a land speculator.
Google and its development partner in that deal — real estate giant Trammell Crow — have already spent more than $100 million buying up parcels in San Jose.
Google based in Mountain View, California, has purchased 52 properties in Sunnyvale, California, about four miles to the south, for $820 million from a real estate development partner, CBRE, according to a report in Silicon Valley Business Journal.
A real estate brokerage has been quietly assembling the properties on behalf of the search giant, the report says.
The purchases fill in gaps between multiple smaller campuses in Sunnyvale — the long-time home of Yahoo — that Google has purchased or leased in recent years, the report says.

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