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Amazon and Google: Tech giants grab NYC land in very different ways

Anthony Noto
Amazon and Google: Tech giants grab NYC land in very different ways

Google and Amazon are tech giants locked in an intensifying battle for online shoppers. Both companies also have an ever-expanding presence in New York City and require a lot of real estate to accommodate a growing workforce. Google's and Amazon's respective strategies to accomplish this, however, are completely different — one is focused on buying and the other on leasing.