George Avalos / Bay Area News Group North San Jose office building and office building sites leased to Google by Peery Arrillaga. Google has leased four office buildings in a vast north San Jose tech campus where it could employ 3,000 or more, and has bought a trio of old office buildings in north Mountain View for a quarter-billion dollars, marking eye-popping new expansions of the search giant's Silicon Valley operations. Google Maps Office building bought by Google at 1489 Charleston Road in Mountain View. Google has leased four office buildings in a vast north San Jose tech campus where it could employ 3,000 or more, and has bought a trio of old office buildings in north Mountain View for a quarter-billion dollars, marking eye-popping new expansions of the search giant's Silicon Valley operations. Sound The gallery will resume inseconds Google Maps Mountain View office building bought by Google at 900 Alta Ave. Google has leased four office buildings in a vast north … [Read more...] about Google readies big north San Jose expansion, buys north Mountain View buildings
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Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press Updated 9:15 am CST, Saturday, December 29, 2018 FILE - In this Dec. 31, 2016 file photo, confetti falls during one of the hourly countdowns as revelers take part in a New Year's Eve celebration in New York's Times Square. Year after year, people watching New York City's New Year's Eve celebration are told by city dignitaries and TV personalities that they are watching a million people gathered in Times Square. The AP asks experts whether it is actually possible to fit that many people into the viewing areas. less FILE - In this Dec. 31, 2016 file photo, confetti falls during one of the hourly countdowns as revelers take part in a New Year's Eve celebration in New York's Times Square. Year after year, people watching New ... more Photo: Craig Ruttle, AP Photo: … [Read more...] about 2 million in Times Square for New Year’s? Experts say no way
PUBLISHED: 07:30 05 December 2018 | UPDATED: 07:36 05 December 2018 City councillors will meet on December 6 to discuss the future of Anglia Square. Picture: ANTONY KELLY Archant Norfolk 2018 A decision on whether to grant permission for one of the most contentious and biggest planning applications Norwich has seen for years will be made tomorrow. The Anglia Square plans include a 20-storey tower. Photo: Weston HomesMembers of Norwich City Council’s planning committee will decide on the application at a special meeting in the council chamber at City Hall from 9.30am.Norwich City Council officers, who are recommending that the 13-strong committee grants permission, say the proposal is “finely balanced”.But they say the level of economic and social benefits, would “outweigh” the harm of the development on the setting of historic landmarks.However, critics are calling for the city council to reject the proposals, saying it would damage the city’s … [Read more...] about Anglia Square: City councillors get ready to make decision on £271m revamp
The current Anglia Square vs the new plans. Photos: Antony Kelly/Weston Homes Antony Kelly/Weston Homes It is one of the most contentious and biggest planning applications Norwich has seen for years - the revamp of Anglia Square - and a decision is just weeks away. How did we get to this point? And what is being planned? Dan Grimmer reports. The current plan, which includes a 20-storey tower in Anglia Square. Photo: Weston HomesMore than 1,200 new homes, a 200-bed hotel, a 600-space car park and a 20-storey tower block.These are the figures Norwich City Council’s planning committee will weigh up on December 6 when they decide whether or not to give the go-ahead to transform Anglia Square. What is planned?The view towards St Augustine's Church in the plans for Anglia Square. Photo: Weston HomesDeveloper Weston Homes, with investment firm Columbia Threadneedle, hopes to demolish Anglia Square shopping centre, along with the neighbouring Sovereign House.The buildings will … [Read more...] about Crunch time for Anglia Square: How did we get here and what happens next?
We don't know about you but we're suckers for a great London view, especially if it can be enjoyed with a drink in hand. While the city is covered in atmospheric pubs, underground bars and cosy cafes, it also has some spectacular high up drinking spots. From glamorous city slicker restaurants to hipster bars, there's a wealth of places to choose from. Here's our guide to some of London's bars boasting the best views of the city: 1. The Shard - London Bridge Instagram So we're going big on this first one, the biggest in fact - or should that be tallest. At just under 310m high, the Shard soars above all other London tower blocks. Its viewing platform on the 72nd floor offers unrivalled views of the city throughout the day. You'll need to buy a ticket to get to the very top - with champagne options available. A bar serving snacks and drinks is also open to visitors at the top of the tower. Elsewhere in the building you can enjoy views from its various restaurants: Aqua Shard serves … [Read more...] about 15 London bars with amazing views