Tag: Google


Google commits $7B to offices, data centers in 2021

March 23, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

The announcement brings a much-needed boost of good news to the office construction market, one of the hardest hit building sectors during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Coming together in person to collaborate and build community is core to Google’s culture, and […]


Data center construction market continues to boom

November 2, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Data center construction has exploded in recent years, with multiple states vying to lure internet giants in need of space for their physical computer systems. For example, Northern Virginia has become known as “Data Center Alley” because of the tech-focused […]


Tech Giants Team Up to Develop ‘Building Transparency’

May 26, 2020

Via: ENR

In an unprecedented collaboration, Amazon, Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Salesforce, along with floor covering supplier Interface, are showing their collective commitment to embodied carbon reduction by joining the board of Building Transparency—a nonprofit formed recently to further develop a free-to-use digital […]

Construction Processes, Construction Site Safety, Legal, Regulations

Seattle Google campus crane topples, kills 4

April 29, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

The companies involved are general contractor GLY Construction, based in Bellevue, Washington; crane subcontractors Northwest Tower Crane Service and Omega Morgan; and tower crane owner Morrow Equipment. An expert speaking to The Times compared the Seattle crane accident to a […]

Construction Processes, Financial, Interaction of Expertise

Google embarks on $13B data center expansion

February 15, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

Silicon Valley is becoming too small and too pricey for tech workers to flourish and the same is true for their employers. The West Coast has long benefited from the economic impact technical powerhouses like Microsoft, Google and Amazon have […]