Apple to open state of the art $1 billion Austin campus in 2022
Apple has confirmed within a press release that it expects to open its all-new state of the art 3-million-square-foot campus in Austin, Texas by 2022, initially housing 5,000 employees, with the capacity to grow to 15,000 over time.
Work on the new campus, set to include a 192-room hotel and a 50-acre nature and wildlife preserve on site, started in 2019, with Apple CEO Tim Cook at the time touting the construction is part of Apple’s commitment to increase its investment in manufacturing, engineering, and other jobs across the United States.
Apple says it has grown to approximately 7,000 employees in Austin, more than a 50 percent increase in the past five years.
With the construction of our new campus in Austin now underway, Apple is deepening our close bond with the city and the talented and diverse workforce that calls it home. Responsible for 2.4 million American jobs and counting, Apple is eager to write our next chapter here and to keep contributing to America’s innovation story.