Apple's new campus may not be completed until 2016

Apple's new campus may not be completed until 2016
It looks like things are going a bit slow for Apple's new campus, aka 'The Spaceship". Previously hoping to have it completed by 2015, Apple has now informed Cupertino officials that it might take longer to finish what is expected to become one of the largest buildings on Earth.

According to a new construction timetable submitted by Apple, the employees' new home is more likely to be ready sometime in 2016, because the environmental impact report might be not be completed until June 2013. This means that, according to city manager David Brandt, the company could eventually start work on the project in 2013, but that's in case everything goes smoothly. That leaves some possibility for the project to be ready in 2015, but judging by the tone, it's safer to expect a 2016 day of completion, as there may be some eventual delay with the city council's approval or opposition from city residents.

We're happy that the project is still ongoing, though, so in case the world doesn't end this year, there's no reason to believe that we won't be able to see it at some point in the near future.

Apple's new campus may not be completed until 2016

via: AppleInsider

FEATURED VIDEO

21 Comments

1. nobelset

Posts: 270; Member since: Oct 17, 2012

I'm not am Apple fan, nor do I like most of their products but this is exciting :-D

2. android_hitman unregistered

probably they can't move steve from the cryostasis until then.

3. Asasindude26

Posts: 33; Member since: Mar 25, 2012

XD laughed so hard XD

4. KParks23

Posts: 718; Member since: Oct 13, 2010

They will be bankrupt by then.. Haha

9. AliNSiddiqui

Posts: 382; Member since: Sep 19, 2012

Apple will most definitely have gone down by then... A repeat of Microsoft vs Apple except Steve Jobs is not here to save them.

11. JeffdaBeat unregistered

Apple will be bankrupt by then? A company famous for hoarding the money they make? Unless there is an absolute market crash, it's going to take far longer than 4 years for Apple to run out of money. Look at how long Blackberry has lasted...or how long Palm lasted for that matter. Even to this day, Apple still makes a ridiculous amount of money (some of which, I wish they would pay to their retail employees). I'm guessing by 2016, you'll have turned 18 years old and possibly gone through a few Economics classes...

19. KParks23

Posts: 718; Member since: Oct 13, 2010

Wow bro I was joking.. What a idiot lol!

21. JeffdaBeat unregistered

I always think it's funny that when someone makes a worthless comment and someone else corrects them on it, the original poster always comes back with "I was just joking." I'm not an idiot. I'm just an adult and one day you will be too...

5. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

"Apple's new campus may not be completed until 2016" Why should it care for me??? Any reason???

6. Cynipap999

Posts: 138; Member since: Nov 15, 2012

Looks like a space ship, guess they're getting ready to go back to their own solar system. [Finally!!!!!]

8. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

"Looks like a space ship..." Looks like a sects campus.

12. Aeires unregistered

It finally will be what it has been all along, a walled garden.

7. gothicheart

Posts: 83; Member since: Oct 17, 2012

at least somethings happening to their profits from overpriced and subpar products

10. Cyan3boN

Posts: 446; Member since: Feb 23, 2012

home for orphans, poor ,elderly . but all they came up was a building worth billion for their already rich workers. maybe apple should learn a thing or two from bill gates.

13. YoJerms1977

Posts: 15; Member since: Jan 26, 2010

Oh look, it's in the shape of an a$$-hole, fits them perfectly!

14. Kronic

Posts: 321; Member since: Sep 11, 2012

I know it must look exactly like you

15. kozza3

Posts: 776; Member since: Oct 17, 2012

......

16. TechDork

Posts: 399; Member since: May 10, 2010

This surely isn't going to be the largest building on Earth.....and that's a fact. It may be the largest circular building....but not the largest building in general.

17. jolowi

Posts: 2; Member since: Nov 20, 2012

How can you state that if nowhere it indicates how large the building is?

18. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

They will probably loose LOST OF MONEY and when its finish they would either keep it doors or sell it before they open after they found out how much money they loss or spend

20. roscuthiii

Posts: 2383; Member since: Jul 18, 2010

Interesting render I guess... but um, where the frig is everyone going to park? And err... where's the roadway that gets you to the front door??? Everyone expected to bicycle or hike in to work? I guess those issues will be addressed in the updated Apple HQ 2.0. ;-P In other news... Apple really loves rounded corners don't they?

Latest Stories

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. You can order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers at https://www.parsintl.com/phonearena or use the Reprints & Permissions tool that appears at the bottom of each web page. Visit https://www.parsintl.com/ for samples and additional information.