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
5 months ago

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

Michael
5 months 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
5 months ago

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

Anonymous
5 months ago

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

Anonymous
5 months 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
5 months ago

wasn’t reported on instagram or tik tok

Anonymous
5 months ago

lol

Anonymous
5 months 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
5 months 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
5 months ago

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

Anonymous
5 months ago

exactly

Anonymous
5 months ago

SoftBank should lease the space abandoned by WeWork…

Anonymous
5 months ago

LOL, SoftBank invested in WeWork.

Azarius
5 months 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
5 months ago

call Terri Blanca

Anonymous
5 months ago

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

Anonymous
5 months ago

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

Anonymous
5 months ago

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

Anonymous
5 months ago

Aaaaaaa hahahaha… you’re funny…..

Anonymous
5 months ago

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

Anonymous
5 months ago

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

Anonymous
5 months ago

Time to build Brickell City Center Phase 2.

Anonymous
5 months ago

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

Anonymous
5 months 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
5 months ago

MIAMI WINNING!

Anonymous
5 months ago

Softbank has one foot in the grave.

Anonymous
5 months 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
5 months ago

Does anyone have an account with SoftBank?

Anonymous
5 months ago

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

Anonymous
5 months ago

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

Anonymous
5 months ago

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

Anonymous
5 months ago

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