Google abandons Dublin Docklands office rental plans – RTE.ie

Google has abandoned plans to rent office space in Dublin’s Docklands for 2,000 employees. 

The global tech company has confirmed reports that the lease will not now go ahead.

Last October, Google entered into talks to rent the state-of-the-art ‘Sorting Office’ near Dublin’s south quays.

The seven-storey high grade building on the site of the old An Post sorting office at Cardiff Lane was reported to be the future workplace of up to 2,000 of the firm’s employees.

However, Google has told RTÉ News that this plan has now been shelved, confirming a report on the Bloomberg wire service that the tech giant will not proceed with the leasing of the space spanning 202,000 square feet.

In July, Google extended its work-from-home policy until the summer of next year, in light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

The company’s decision to abandon plans for the rental space is likely to focus renewed

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