"Big day Wednesday for apple and the lone star state macrumors says apple is broken ground on a new campus. In Austin Texas expected to cost the company about a billion dollars. The peace says the new digs will span one hundred thirty three acres sixty exte- percent of which will be covered by landscaping and fifty acres of which will be devoted to a nature and wildlife preserve that part of actually be open to the public according according to the report talking of the New Development Apple. CEO Tim Cook said with the construction of our new campus. And Austin now underway. Apple Apple is deepening. Our close bond with the city and the talented and diverse workforce that calls at home responsible for two point. Four million American jobs and counting. An apple is eager to write our next chapter here and to keep contributing to America's innovation story of course the bottom line is the bottom them line and its groundbreaking announcement apple said the three million square foot. Austin campus will initially house five thousand employees with with a capacity to grow to fifteen thousand. It's expected to open in twenty twenty two"