Facebook announced its first offices in San Francisco at 181 Fremont. The mixed-use tower contains 67 luxury condos, including a full-floor penthouse for sale. The tower rises 70 stories over San Francisco’s Financial District and will house 2,000 to 3,000 Facebook and Instagram employees across 436,000 square feet of office space.
Facebook has dropped $35 million to take over all 33 floors of commercial space at 181 Fremont, a mixed-use skyscraper that will the third tallest building in San Francisco upon completion in 2017. It’s the social media giant’s first outpost in San Francisco.
181 Fremont is the tallest residential tower west of the Mississippi River and it contains 67 luxury condos, including a full-floor penthouse worth $42 million. Designer Orlando Diaz-Azcuy and architectural firm Heller Manus Architects set out to make 181 Fremont the epitome of luxury. It cost an estimated $665 million to build.
The kitchen features a sub-zero refrigerator and freezer. In the case of an earthquake, the tower’s crisscrossing joints are designed to behave like shock absobers, reducing stress from seismic activity, according to the developer.
(Courtesy of 181 Fremont Residences)