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"Microsoft will occupy about 500,000 square feet at Atlantic Yards"... in Atlanta

A press release 5/15/20 from the state of Georgia, headlined Governor Kemp Announces Microsoft Corp. to Expand Presence in Atlanta with 1,500 New Jobs, New Facility State Seal:
Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Fortune 500 company Microsoft Corp., a worldwide leader in software, services, devices, and solutions, will open a new facility in Atlanta, anticipated in summer 2021. The $75 million investment will create 1,500 new high-tech jobs in West Midtown.

“We are excited that a global leader like Microsoft Corp. is expanding its investment in Georgia with tech jobs that will be truly beneficial to the company and our state,” said Governor Kemp. “I am confident that our top-notch tech talent and education pipeline will continue to be an asset to Microsoft. We are laser-focused on providing high-quality jobs for hardworking Georgians, and I thank Microsoft for our growing partnership.”

Microsoft’s new facility will be a client-facing workplace that will focus on artificial intelligence (AI) and cloud services, including retail space for engaging directly with customers. The company will occupy the 523,000 square feet in the Atlantic Yards complex at Atlantic Station, and a variety of positions will be available across multiple skill sets.
That was followed by various news articles, such as Microsoft to open Atlantic Station office, create 1,500 jobs, from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
Microsoft will open an office at Atlantic Station next year focused on cloud computing and artificial intelligence, the tech company’s latest project in Atlanta.
The $75 million development will create 1,500 jobs in several different categories, with most requiring a “high degree of technical ability to support operations,” a company spokeswoman said Friday. She declined to elaborate on the nature of the jobs.
Microsoft will occupy about 500,000 square feet at Atlantic Yards, a building under construction at Atlantic Station where it will be the only office tenant. It expects to open the “client-facing” office in summer 2021, according to a news release.
So Atlantic Yards in Brooklyn will go further down the memory hole, pushed back in Google search. That must be an unexpected bonus for the developers of Pacific Park Brooklyn, who changed the name in 2014, well before the 2017 announcement of the Atlanta project.

And, given the coronavirus crisis, it's ever less likely that a big tech firm would choose to build or choose office space in New York City, at least in the short term.

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