Google Signs Lease for Seattle Area Software Development Office

The King County Journal has info about Google's new Seattle area software development office in the article: Google plans to develop new software in Kirkland. It's a 5.6 mile drive from MS HQ. (-:

Google Inc., operator of the world's most widely used Internet search engine, plans to open a software development office here that will eventually employ up to 200 workers.

The Silicon Valley company recently signed a multiyear lease to initially occupy the entire fourth floor of the Central Way Plaza building at 720 Fourth Ave. in downtown Kirkland.

Google also agreed to take an option to occupy the third floor of the building as well by the end of November 2006, which would give the company a total of 46,000 square feet of office space.