Google drops $100mil on new Mountain View office

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.

Try $100 million, as reported by the San Jose Mercury News on Saturday.

The Mountain View-based company paid for a two-story office building formerly known as 'The Landmark at Shoreline.' The building gives the search engine and web portal giant 240,000 square feet of new space to play with.

According to the newspaper, Google completed the purchase on Oct. 18.

Google has spent at least $225 million for around 15 properties in Mountain View alone, according to documents obtained by the Mercury News. One analyst told the newspaper the purchases were more expansive than those by other tech companies including Apple and Google.

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