Apple's currently in the process of building an iconic "spaceship" campus in Cupertino, and along with the main circular building, the campus will include both an auditorium for press events and a fitness center designed for employees.

According to building permits obtained by BuildZoom (via Re/code) the 120,000 square foot event space that Apple is constructing via BNBT Builders is costing the company $161 million.

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Apple's 100,000 square foot fitness center, a must-have perk in the highly-competitive Silicon Valley market, will cost the company $74 million.

Apple's second campus, located in close proximity to its existing 1 Infinite Loop campus in Cupertino, will cost the company more than $5 billion dollars in total. As of the latest update, Apple had largely finished pouring the foundation for the main circular building, and had commenced building the actual structure. The campus, which will house approximately 12,000 employees, is expected to be completed by the end of 2016.

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Porco Avatar
98 months ago
I don't want to make an outlandish prediction, but I think it's going to be the most beautiful spaceship campus they've ever built.
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ThinkDifferentX Avatar
98 months ago
5 Billion? Must be a real spaceship.
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snebes Avatar
98 months ago
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Apple's currently in the process of building an iconic "spaceship" campus in Cupertino, and along with the main circular building, the campus will include both an auditorium for press events and a fitness center designed for employees.

According to building permits obtained by BuildZoom (http://blog.buildzoom.com/apple-auditorium/) (via Re/code (http://recode.net/2014/12/04/cost-for-apple-to-build-its-own-auditorium-161-million-value-of-secrecy-priceless/)) the 120,000 square foot event space that Apple is constructing via BNBT Builders (http://www.bnbuilders.com/) is costing the company $161 million.

Image (https://cdn.macrumors.com/article-new/2013/10/apple_campus_2_sept_13.jpg)
Apple's 100,000 square foot fitness center (http://blog.buildzoom.com/apple-fitness-center/), a must-have perk in the highly-competitive Silicon Valley market, will cost the company $74 million. Building plans suggest it will

Apple's second campus, located in close proximity to its existing 1 Infinite Loop campus in Cupertino, will cost the company more than $5 billion dollars (https://www.macrumors.com/2013/04/24/apple-submits-revised-campus-2-plans-delays-tantau-development-to-cut-costs/) in total. As of the latest update, Apple had largely finished pouring the foundation (https://www.macrumors.com/2014/11/11/apple-campus-2-structure-work-begins/) for the main circular building, and had commenced building the actual structure. The campus, which will house approximately 12,000 employees, is expected to be completed by the end of 2016.

Article Link: Apple Campus 2 Event Space Costing Apple $161 Million, Fitness Center Priced at $74 Million (https://www.macrumors.com/2014/12/04/apple-campus-2-161m-event-center/)
Cost of doing business. Prime realestate for Apple, and only $1340 and $740/sqft respectively. Plus, it flies.
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NY Guitarist Avatar
98 months ago
Nice to see the money being reinvested in the US.
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shiekh Avatar
98 months ago
$5 billion for 12,000 people; that's over $400,000 per person...
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pdaholic Avatar
98 months ago
it better be

Considering the fact that the dumpy house I bought down the street costed 1.4 million, Apple got a bargain.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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