Google will ‘continue to invest’ in Dublin office buildings – Ireland boss – The Irish Times

Google will continue to invest in Dublin office space, despite pulling out of a deal for the Sorting Office building in the docklands, the Ireland head of the search giant has said.

In an interview with The Irish Times, Nick Leeder said the company would seek to balance office work with remote working, which has become a feature for Google employees because of Covid-19 restrictions.

“We still believe in buildings,” he said. “We’re going to continue to invest in space in Dublin, and we’re going to continue investing in buildings, but I think what we are looking to is the right blend of working from home and from the office in future. I think it will be more flexible.”

Google has a significant footprint in Ireland, with more than a million square feet of office space, and two new buildings being finished.

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