“Apple Inc. said the construction of a new spaceship-like headquarters with a circular design in Cupertino, California, won’t be completed until mid-2016, later than originally projected, as the company revises its plans,” Peter Burrows reports for Bloomberg.
“The iPhone maker included the new timetable in an updated proposal it submitted to the city on Nov. 14. While Apple, the world’s largest company by market value, had wanted to break ground on the 176-acre campus this year, the city may not complete its environmental impact report until June, and Apple may not be able to start work until 2014,” Burrows reports.
Burrows reports, “In its original plan, the company said it envisioned moving in by 2015. The new document includes no major changes from the ambitious plan that Steve Jobs presented to the city council in June 2011, four months before his death. Apple submitted revisions that will let it complete the project without having to truck out any dirt, and wants to move a free-standing, 1,000- seat auditorium farther away from one of the surrounding roads than in the original plan.”
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MacDailyNews Note: Steve Jobs presents the campus plans to the Cupertino City Council on Tuesday, June 7, 2011 at the Cupertino Community Hall:
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