Chinese smartphone giant Vivo has shelled out $182 million for land to build a 32-story high-rise headquarters.
The tower will feature spiraling exterior gardens and will house 5,800 workers when it’s expected to be completed in 2025.
Vivo’s new headquarters will sit in the Chinese district of Shenzhen, a booming tech sector that is also home to Huawei and ZTE.
TikTok’s parent company, Bytedance, also recently splurged on land in the district.
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Chinese smartphone firm Vivo is building a 32-story tower that will serve as the tech giant’s new headquarters, according to a press release.
The skyscraper will feature a glass frame with a spiraling series of exterior gardens from the ground floor to the top level as well as unencumbered views of the ocean.
According to Bloomberg, the new tower will accommodate 5,800 Vivo employees and will also hold the smartphone maker’s flagship store.
The office floors feature extra-wide workstations to give employees more space, according to a press release. The tower’s designs also allow it to self-shade in the summer.
Vivo spent $182 million, or 1.3 billion yuan, on the site where the tower will one day sit, as Bloomberg reports. Construction on the tower began in May …read more
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