Facebook will lease its first San Francisco office, for Instagram

Facebook is finally getting an office space in San Francisco, and is currently considering several different locations, one of which will house up to 100 Instagram employees, an industry source familiar with the lease plan confirmed to TechCrunch.

Earlier today, The Registry reported Facebook is in talks for a space at 181 Fremont in the South Of Market district — a 70-story tower that won’t open until early next year. Our source confirmed this is one of the buildings Facebook is choosing from, though there are other options it’s looking at and no lease has been signed yet.

Instagram has a giant light-up logo in front of its current Menlo Park office. Image by Vocino

Facebook is considering this a ‘test’ or ‘pilot’ of San Francisco office space, our source said, so…

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