Company Towns

September 30, 2016, 1pm PDT
Unlike the earlier iteration, today's full-amenity tech campuses provide their well-paid engineers with Millennial-friendly upper middle class comforts. But is that enough?
Architecture Boston
September 15, 2015, 2pm PDT
A provocative argument or a cautionary tale—an op-ed illustrates the level of conversation surrounding San Francisco's ongoing housing crises and controversies.
San Francisco Chronicle
October 7, 2013, 6am PDT
Last week, Facebook announced that it is working with a local developer to build a 394-unit housing complex adjacent to its campus in Menlo Park, California.
The Wall Street Journal
January 20, 2011, 6am PST
While the company town model hasn't been taken seriously in the West in decades, they're cropping up today in countries like China and India.
The Economist
May 5, 2010, 2pm PDT
While developers in the U.K. have fallen prey to the recession, Tesco supermarkets have been extremely successful. Now the company is planning several new developments of their own with homes and shops centered around the grocery store.
The Guardian U.K.