Apple pours $13 million into overhauling Elk Grove campus

Apple pours $13 million into overhauling Elk Grove campus

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Apple's throwing money at its Sacramento County campus.
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Apple is spending “at least $13 million” expanding its Elk Grove, Sacramento county campus, says a new report — in a move which could translate into thousands of new jobs being created.

Apple is reportedly converting a 134,000-square-foot warehouse into a new logistics operation. It has also added 1,450 additional parking spaces, medical and dental facilities, a massage room, exercise room, and even a yoga studio.

On top of this, the company is working with the city’s transportation department to ensure that a bus service for Apple employees and subcontractors will exist at the site.

Apple has been operating in Elk Grove as far back as 1992. Since then, it has expanded and retracted its workforce in the location — falling to 1,200 employees in 2009, but currently standing at around 2,500 people.

The main purpose of the Elk Grove site is currently to handle warehousing and distribution, along with a customer-support call center. Additional reports have claimed that Elk Grove also delivers iPhone repair and logistics. In the future it may additionally be used to support a data center for services such as iTunes.

“It appears to be a big deal,” said Elk Grove Mayor Gary Davis said earlier this year. “[The creation of so many] parking places means they’re laying some infrastructure for expansion.”

Source: Sacramento Business Journal

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