Apple's 'spaceship' campus may be delayed till 2016

Apple's 'spaceship' campus might be delayed until 2016

Apple was shifting proper alongside on its plans to construct a “spaceship”-like campus on the bottom in Cupertino by 2015, however in accordance with a brand new report back to the town council, the challenge has been delayed by a minimum of a yr. Apple hoped to interrupt floor on the brand new website this yr, however the firm continues to be engaged on an environmental impression report that is not anticipated to be completed till June 2013, and that report is required for Cupertino’s council to approve the constructing.

There are not any massive modifications to the plan itself although a number of revisions have been made, together with a brand new scheme to develop the world with out trucking dust round, in addition to a tweak that may transfer an enormous auditorium additional away from campus middle. The most important problem is metropolis council approval. And the council says that even when it approves the plans as they’re, native residents may need different authorized challenges that would delay the method even additional.

At any fee, Apple might not get to start out constructing the spaceship campus till 2014, which suggests staff possible could not sit down at their new desks till a number of years later. That is in all probability nonetheless fantastic with the corporate, although given how shortly issues are shifting on this business, it is onerous to inform simply what Apple can be like when that date rolls round.