Google signs lease for new Detroit location next to Little Caesars Arena

Posted at 10:14 AM, Nov 20, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-20 12:27:28-05

It's official! Google is moving to its new downtown Detroit location.

Google finalized the move by signing a lease with Olympia Development and The District Detroit next to Little Caesars Arena.

The Detroit office will be located at 52 East Henry Street. Employees who are working in Birmingham now are expected to move to their new location in the Spring of 2018.

“Google has officially signed a lease for new office space on East Henry Street alongside the Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Michigan. The city of Detroit has a rich history of culture and innovation, and we’re excited to be a part of its world class talent and world class companies. Our new space will not only provide room for future growth, but will also give us the opportunity to contribute to the dynamic economic and community activity happening in Detroit.” - Danielle Russell and Guy Schueller, Co-Site Leads for Google Birmingham  

“This exciting move by Google is another clear sign that, in The District Detroit, we’re building one of the best and most exciting places to live, work and play in the entire region. Google joins other world-class organizations in the Detroit Pistons, the Detroit Red Wings, the Detroit Tigers, Olympia Entertainment, 313 Presents, the Mike Ilitch School of Business at Wayne State University, Little Caesars Pizza and others who are bringing new development, jobs and innovation to this critical area in our community. We welcome Google as the first of many new tenants expected to join The District Detroit in office, retail and residential developments.” - Christopher Ilitch, President and CEO of Ilitch Holdings, Inc.