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Old Posted Dec 7, 2010, 7:46 PM
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Originally Posted by pj3000 View Post
I get your question and won't try to pick it apart, HomrQT. I recently read something about this purchase. 111 Eighth Ave is one of the most coveted properties in Manhattan, the 3rd largest building in NYC and is the former Port Authority HQ. It houses a massive telecom fiber infrastructure and huge back up generators. It's pretty much perfect for Google's east coast headquarters/main operations center... and current tenants are the cream of the crop when it comes to technology and fashion/entertainment. I was on this building a few times when I lived there... it's really nice and HUGE!
Holy crap, it takes up an entire city block!!! The first time I saw it on streetview on one of the short sides I was pretty unimpressed for $1.9 billion. Now seeing how long the building actually is... the land that thing covers alone is worth a fortune. It's like a skyscraper resting on its side. Thanks for sharing man.
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