googlecar2Google is one of many Silicon Valley tech giants that has firmly planted their operations in Washington State. In 2004 Google recognized that it was a smart move to go where the upcoming tech talent lives.  With offices in Bothell, Fremont and Kirkland  they have now opened their fourth building on the Kirkland campus doubling their office space. The building was designed with sustainability in mind and  is filled with creature comforts to enhance productivity. Google’s Kirkland offices are now the company’s third largest engineering center.  Google has also announced Kirkland will be a site for testing their self-driving car.  Read more in the Puget Sound Business Journal and Geekwire.