By Cody Lee on Jun 5, 2014
In late 2012, Apple began work on a major 39-acre campus in Austin, Texas. According to its development agreement, the grounds will house more than 1 million square feet of office space for various operations including human resources, finance and the like.
After completing phase one of the construction earlier this year, the campus held its opening celebration today. CEO Tim Cook was on hand for the event, offering up a recap of WWDC announcements and teasing that “exciting” new products are on the way… Read More
By Cody Lee on May 21, 2014
The San Jose Mercury News is reporting today that Apple plans to expand its operations into Sunnyvale, California. Citing city documents and sources familiar with the matter, the outlet says that the iPad-maker has agreed to lease a new campus in the Santa Clara city.
According to building permit applications, the agreement includes Sunnyvale Crossing, a 290,000 square foot complex with a total of 7 buildings. Apple is currently listed as a tenant in one of the facilities, and is expected to take over the remaining 6 structures very soon… Read More
By Cody Lee on Oct 16, 2013
It looks like the brochures worked. Following the approval by the city’s Planning Commission earlier this month, Apple began sending out pamphlets to Cupertino residents to garner support for its ‘Spaceship’ campus ahead of its final meeting with City Council.
Well that meeting took place last night, and the full Cupertino City Council gave its unanimous approval to the project. Pending any petitions for reconsideration, Apple has just one more hurdle left to clear—a final reading next month—before it can break ground… Read More
By Cody Lee on Oct 11, 2013
Last week, Apple cleared another hurdle in its effort to land its ‘Spaceship’ campus in Cupertino by 2016, garnering a thumbs up from the city’s planning commission. Now it just has to win the approval of city council, and it’s home free.
And the company is pulling out all of the stops ahead of next week’s city council vote. It’s begun sending out brochures asking residents of Cupertino for their support, and earlier today, executives introduced a 3D model of the campus… Read More
By Cody Lee on Dec 19, 2012
Over the past few weeks, Apple has started work on a new 39-acre campus in Austin, TX that will be the future home of the company’s US operations. The new buildout will be an extension of Apple’s current campus, which sits just off of Delcour Drive in northern Austin.
It’s not going to be as big as the iSpaceship campus Apple is working on in Cupertino, but Apple’s plans for the expansion include seven office buildings, combining for slightly more than 1 million square feet of office space, and the creation of some 3,600 local jobs… Read More
By Cody Lee on Dec 4, 2012
Earlier this year, Apple purchased 38 acres of land on the corner of West Parmer Lane and Delcour Drive in Austin to expand its Texas-based campus. The buildout is going to double Apple’s work force in the area, creating some 3,600 jobs. And according to a new report, construction on the site is underway… Read More
By Cody Lee on Nov 28, 2012
Apple has began work on a custom two-building campus on the north side of Stevens Creek Boulevard in Santa Clara, a few miles outside of Cupertino city limits. This is the company’s first foray into the Silicon Valley city.
The two buildings will both be 6-stories high, and will eventually be home to more than 1,200 (or more) Apple employees. The first one will be about 188,000 square feet, and the second will be a bit smaller at 108,000… Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Jul 18, 2012
In addition to its upcoming spectacular ring-shaped building in Cupertino called Campus 2, Apple is also moving forward with plans to build another campus in Austin, Texas. The Austin Business Journal reports (via The Next Web) that Apple recently purchased three tracts of land in the Milwood Section 20 subdivision near Parmer Lane and Delcour Drive, where its campus is thought to be built… Read More