The United States of Tech

In another expansion move that is NOT in the Bay Area, Google announced plans for a $1 billion office complex along the Hudson River in New York City.

The real estate deal comes soon after Google said it would buy the Manhattan Chelsea Market for $2.5 billion.

In case the Bay Area is feeling left out, the tech giant bought an office park in Mountain View for $1 billion in November.

Meanwhile, Apple and Amazon have announced multibillion-dollar expansion deals in locations ranging from Long Island City, New York, to Detroit, Michigan.

In other news, San Francisco is losing affordable housing units nearly as fast as it builds new ones.