According to The Brooklyn Paper, Microsoft is eyeing Brooklyn as a potential location for its first retail outpost in the US. The paper reports that the technology giant is keen on taking over the ground floor of the former Williamsburgh Savings Bank, which apparently, is some pretty hot property. Gothamist reports:

The 33,000-square-foot space spans two levels, and cannot be altered due to its landmark status. Faith Hope Consolo, of Prudential Douglas Elliman, said they “will lease the former bank space for $2 million per year or sell it outright as a single ‘commercial condo,’ has been talking to other high-end outfits, including Barneys, Sony and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.”

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