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British designer Thomas Heatherwick is designing Google’s new buildings in California and London. Getty In 2012, British designer Thomas Heatherwick found himself having dinner with Google co-founder Larry Page at the billionaire’s house in California. Page wanted to discuss the future of Google’s sprawling headquarters in Mountain View, as well as some of the company’s
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Resident works with desk top computers and laptops at Google Inc.’s tech campus at East London’s Tech City. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images LONDON — Google is closing its dedicated start-up space in London known as Campus. The Silicon Valley tech giant announced on Monday that it has decided “not to reopen” Campus in
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In this article RDFN INVH Invitation Homes CEO Dallas Tanner told CNBC on Friday the U.S. housing market remains “healthy,” downplaying concerns that the sharp rise in prices during the Covid pandemic is creating bubble-like conditions.  In an interview on “Squawk on the Street,” Tanner said the supply-and-demand dynamics that have contributed to the feverish
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The Federal Reserve said Wednesday it will keep its benchmark interest rate near zero despite signs the economic recovery is well underway. But it’s clear rates won’t stay near rock-bottom forever. Recent data showing higher consumer prices and lower unemployment will pave the way for unwinding last year’s bond buying and near-zero interest rates. “Being 7.8 million jobs
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CNBC.com’s MacKenzie Sigalos brings you the day’s top business news headlines. On today’s show, Diana Olick breaks down how lumber costs are weighing on homebuilders’ confidence levels. Plus, CNBC.com’s Natalie Zhang explains why teens are benefiting from widespread job openings and higher wages. Also on today’s show. Homebuilder sentiment drops to 10-month low, as construction
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There’s no public real estate listing for Penthouse B atop London’s super luxury high-rise One Hyde Park. The 18,000-square-foot mega-apartment in the city’s ultra-exclusive Knightbridge section is quietly being offered for sale as a whisper listing. Details of the hushed sale are currently only shared by brokers to prospective buyers via word-of-mouth or discovered in
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A real estate agent and a potential home buyer in Coral Gables, Fla. Getty Images Mortgage rates fell slightly last week, but not enough to light a fire under mortgage demand. Total mortgage application volume decreased 3.1% for the week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s seasonally adjusted index. The average contract interest rate for
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In this article CRM Marc Benioff, chairman and chief executive officer of Salesforce.com speaks during the grand opening ceremonies for the Salesforce Tower in San Francisco on May 22, 2018. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff said on Monday that he expects half or more of his company’s employees
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