Apple's 'Spaceship' Campus Might Not Be Finished Until 2016 [REPORT]

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Apple's 'Spaceship' Campus Might Not Be Finished Until 2016 [REPORT]
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Apple’s updated plans for its cutting-edge Apple Campus 2 design show four levels of offices, sprawling landscape, a cafeteria, corporate auditorium and a fitness center. The design shape is still the same as it was initially proposed back in June, with a sleek, circular main building and glass surrounding the exterior.

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According to an updated proposal that Apple submitted to the city of Cupertino on Nov. 14, the company's new futuristic headquarters might not be completed until 2016, Bloomberg reports.

Apple originally wanted to start building in 2013 and relocate in 2015; but based on the new timetable, it will more likely break ground on the site in 2014.

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Apple seems to be at fault for the delay, as the company said in August that it would file an updated proposal in September, but only did so in November.

If local residents don't file any legal challenges, and if city council quickly approves the project, however, breaking ground in 2013 is still an option, according to David Brandt, Cupertino’s city manager.

The project, originally announced by late Apple founder Steve Jobs last June, hasn't changed much in the updated proposal, the report says.

The 2.8-million-square-foot building will include a huge fitness center and 10,500 parking spots; it will also be surrounded by 7,000 trees.

This story originally published on Mashable here.

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