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Apple plans $1bn campus

Updated December 14, 2018

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The 133-acre campus in Austin will employ workers across various functions including engineering, R&D, operations and finance. ─ File photo
The 133-acre campus in Austin will employ workers across various functions including engineering, R&D, operations and finance. ─ File photo

BENGALURU: Apple Inc said on Thursday it would spend $1 billion to build a second campus in Austin, Texas that will house as many as 15,000 workers, amid a broader push by many US companies to create more jobs at home.

The iPhone maker had announced at the start of the year it would invest $30bn in the United States, taking advantage of a tax windfall stemming from US President Donald Trump’s sweeping tax reforms.

The 133-acre campus in Austin will employ workers across various functions including engineering, R&D, operations and finance.

Published in Dawn, December 14th, 2018