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Google closing Denver & Dallas offices?  (View post)

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

Thursday, July 3, 2008
14 years ago6,272 views

Saw a thread titled

"Whoa. Google is closing their Denver and Dallas offices."

... at Friendfeed. Does anyone know more?

The original poster in the comments adds "Employees have to choose relocation or severance" and as for the reason, says "Consolidation. Someone decided the ROI wasn't there. Bummer."

beussery [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

No jobs in Denver but Thorton and Boulder. There is a listing in Dallas

Colin Colehour [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

So will the SketchUp team stay in Colorado still?

TOMHTML [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

I thought Sketchup team was in Boulder... no?

Above 4 comments were made in the forum before this was blogged,

dave [PersonRank 0]

14 years ago #

well, i suspect that these are also two locations where starbucks is going to shut down...

Barnaby Capel-Dunn [PersonRank 2]

14 years ago #

Distressing to see Google resorting to ambiguous language. Does their statement mean that they are closing BOTH offices in each location or only one of them?

educatednut [PersonRank 0]

14 years ago #

Lets not forget Google is a business subject to recession like all.

alek [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

Sketchup is (nearby) in the Republic of Boulder ... ;-)

Danno [PersonRank 1]

14 years ago #

[put at-character here] Barnaby:

Only one of the 2 in the Denver market is being closed (they've got another in Boulder, just 20 miles away from the one being closed).

And the Denver closure is a Sales office, not a tech office (servers, engineers, coders, et. al.)

giovanni gallucci [PersonRank 0]

14 years ago #

Google *just* moved into brand new offices in uptown Dallas. I didn't know they had multiple offices here.

giovanni gallucci, viewzi evangelist
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johnny thompson [PersonRank 0]

14 years ago #

agreed, educatednet...
just because they're big doesn't mean their exempt from the effects of our economy. on the the important the starbucks 5 mins from my house closing? *sigh*

p-seo [PersonRank 0]

14 years ago #

maybe.. PPC just isn't working anymore?

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