Facebook Grabs Another Seattle Office Building, Flexing its Muscles Again in the Heart of Amazonia

January 16, 2017

MG2-designed 1101 Westlake building leased by Silicon Valley tech giant.

Facebook is starting to look a little Amazon-like in the speed with which it is gobbling up Seattle real estate.

The social network has leased the 150,621-square-foot 1101 Westlake building in the South Lake Union neighborhood, according to a year-end report from real estate brokerage the Borderick Group.

Rumors have swirled about Facebook’s interest in 1101 Westlake for months. But then last month the company scooped up the Arbor Blocks, a pair of six-story structures that total 384,000 square feet of office space developed by Paul Allen’s Vulcan Real Estate.

The latest deal has Facebook approaching 1 million square feet of office space in Seattle.

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