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The size of Silicon Valley’s real estate empires, charted

  • Dave Gershgorn
By Dave Gershgorn

Artificial intelligence reporter

This article is more than 2 years old.

Alphabet, Apple, and Facebook have tens of thousands of employees in the Bay Area, all of whom need space to do their jobs. As a result, the tech giants command millions of square feet in the region.

Alphabet alone owns or leases 19.9 million square feet in the Bay Area, nearly four times as much as the area’s largest commercial real estate firm, Hudson Pacific Properties, according to the San Francisco Chronicle and San Francisco Business Times.

Next up? San Jose, which tech firms are eyeing to escape San Francisco’s skyrocketing real estate prices.

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