The “Google barge” under construction off of San Francisco’s Treasure Island will have to move or get a permit from a state commission tasked with overseeing the Bay, the commission’s executive director said Thursday.
A state agency says Google must move its mystery barge from a construction site on Treasure Island because the permits are not in order.
A state commission isn’t thrilled about the lack of information it’s getting from Google about the mysterious high-tech barge the company is constructing at Treasure Island.
Residents in two dozen homes on San Francisco’s Treasure Island were notified this week that they will have to move because of the U.S. Navy’s ongoing cleanup on the island.
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Documents submitted to the Port of San Francisco have shed new light on Google’s mysterious barge docked off Treasure Island.
A brief statement released Wednesday from the internet giant puts an end to weeks of speculation about the purpose of structures on two barges, the San Francisco Bay project and another off Portland, Maine.
Google is erecting a four-story structure in the heart of the San Francisco Bay but is managing to conceal its purpose by constructing it on docked barges instead of on land, where city building permits and public plans are mandatory.
Google’s mysterious floating barge on San Francisco Bay will feature luxury showrooms and a party deck for the tech giant to market Google Glass and other gadgets to invitation-only clients, multiple sources told KPIX 5.
Google is staying silent about a mysterious barge off Treasure Island. Meanwhile, KPIX 5 has received comment from the U.S. Coast Guard about the project, and has obtained details about the barges and who owns them.