Apple to Build New Austin Campus
Apple will soon be staffing up and building in Texas. The company just completed a deal with commissioners in Travis County, Texas, under which it will build a $16.5 million, 200,000-square foot building in North Austin by 2015, plus a second, $226 million, 800,000-square-foot office by 2025. The deal, which gives Apple a series of tax breaks and incentives from the county and state worth a combined maximum of $35 million over 15 years also requires Apple to hire a minimum of 3,655 workers by 2025. It employs 3,100 at its current campus in Austin now.