Tokyo-Based Softbank Is Looking To Lease Up To 100,000 Square Feet Of Office In Miami

Japan’s SoftBank is planning a big expansion in Miami, according to the WSJ.

The tech company is now looking for up to 100,000 square feet of office space in the city, the paper reported last week. SoftBank currently has just 14,000 square feet here.

Marcelo Claure, SoftBank’s chief operating officer, told the paper that “People are increasingly choosing where they want to live rather than where they have to live.”

SoftBank recently announced it would commit $100 million in finds specifically targeting startups in Miami.

Two venture-capital funds, Founders Fund and Atomic, also announced leases in Wynwood totaling 22,000 square feet last week.

Microsoft continues to search for office space in Brickell, the paper reported.

 

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POLO
1 month ago

Ok, now we need Japan Air Lines to start flying nonstop to Tokyo from Miami.

Michael
1 month ago

Their 787-9 could easily make that trip, even with a full load. They should start now rather than wait for American to do it and then be forced to compete.

Anonymous
1 month ago

JAL and American have antitrust immunity, they coordinate on all trans-pacific flying and legally allowed to collude. They do not compete.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Wynwood continues its growth and development. Metromover should definitely consider linking it.

Anonymous
1 month ago

I guess you didn’t read about the planned Metromover extension to Wynwood and the Design District that TNM recently reported on then?

Anonymous
1 month ago

wasn’t reported on instagram or tik tok

Anonymous
1 month ago

lol

Anonymous
1 month ago

“Planned,” as in a feasibility study, which will just show a commuter service on the FEC would serve the purpose cheaper and more efficiently (more capacity, has a revenue, and not ruin streetscapes).

Anonymous
1 month ago

“Planned,” as in a feasibility study, which will just show a commuter service on the FEC would serve the purpose cheaper”

Well, I bet you’ve never read or heard about somebody getting killed by a train when they tried to illegally cross those FEC tracks. A person gets on the Metromover, sit down, and let the mover do it’s thing. No mangled vehicle and no disruption in service because of police a investigation, meaning, the train can’t go anywhere.

Anonymous
1 month ago

i hear wework has some vacancy. someone should introduce the two companies

Anonymous
1 month ago

exactly

Anonymous
1 month ago

SoftBank should lease the space abandoned by WeWork…

Anonymous
1 month ago

LOL, SoftBank invested in WeWork.

Azarius
1 month ago

I’m hearing a lot about searching for office space. I’m curious as to how fast theses new offices we are building fill up.

Anonymous
1 month ago

call Terri Blanca

Anonymous
1 month ago

Just as long as they don’t venture out into Doral like most cruise companies.

Anonymous
1 month ago

well, they can’t venture out to sea, so what do you expect?

Anonymous
1 month ago

Maybe this is Mana’s cue to finally build office space on his lots.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Aaaaaaa hahahaha… you’re funny…..

Anonymous
1 month ago

new office supply is leaving him in the dust for this cycle. Maybe in another 10 years.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Are they looking for office space for Softbank corporate or REEF?

Anonymous
1 month ago

Time to build Brickell City Center Phase 2.

Anonymous
1 month ago

softbank will be bust in a year’s time, hopefully they invest before then

Anonymous
1 month ago

Will believe it when I see it. Heard this type of thing before years ago. Companies ‘threatening’ to move here and create. Lol.

Anonymous
1 month ago

MIAMI WINNING!

Anonymous
1 month ago

Softbank has one foot in the grave.

Anonymous
1 month ago

You guys have no idea what Softbank is lmao, Softbank is different from Mayoshi Son’s Vision Fund, Softbank is a digital tech company and mobile services provider in Japan, people love to talk out their bum my god

Anonymous
1 month ago

Does anyone have an account with SoftBank?

Anonymous
1 month ago

Not sure if you’re making a joke….
Softbank is an investment fund, not a bank.

Anonymous
1 month ago

sometimes it’s an investment fund, sometimes it’s just a fund

Anonymous
1 month ago

The Vision Fund is the investment fund. The namesake of SoftBank is derived from its original business as a computer software distributor.

Anonymous
1 month ago

You’re wrong, Softbank is a tech company. The founder runs an investment fund, my god it’s a quick Wikipedia search.