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Corporate Campuses

September 25, 2019, 9am PDT
Fast Company details the ambitions of a plan that would add thousands of homes, open space, and commercial development to the home of Google in the Silicon Valley.
Fast Company
June 2, 2019, 9am PDT
Another corporate behemoth is planning a new headquarters. But this time cities won't have to compete for it. Walmart is remaining true to its hometown of Bentonville, Arkansas.
The Dallas Morning News
December 3, 2017, 9am PST
The Bay Area's cup runneth over.
The Mercury News
July 10, 2017, 7am PDT
Facebook has proposed a campus expansion that would take shape as a neighborhood center or village, providing needed community services and amenities in the sprawling Menlo Park.
The Mercury News
June 7, 2017, 9am PDT
The city of San Jose is working with tech giant Google to plan a massive expansion into the Diridon Station district. Millions of feet of development and thousands of new jobs are at stake.
The Mercury News
October 30, 2016, 1pm PDT
The largest real estate project under construction in Texas, located in Plano, is wrapping up in about half the expected amount of time.
Dallas News
October 8, 2016, 7am PDT
The office park has become a suburban given, disliked by some, but once it represented a utopian vision of work away from the city. Here's a look at how the Silicon Valley model developed, and where it might be going.
SPUR
October 4, 2016, 7am PDT
A proposal to expand Facebook's footprint in the city of Menlo park gained key approval from the city's planning commission recently. The full City Council still needs to approve the plan.
San Jose Mercury News
May 3, 2016, 8am PDT
Following the example of much newer corporations in Silicon Valley, the Ford Motor Company is planning a $9 billion new campus in Dearborn, to be built over ten years.
The New York Times
June 2, 2014, 9am PDT
Large companies are choosing cities rather than suburban office parks to locate. A recent article details how corporations can make the most of their urban environment.
Quartz
January 1, 2014, 7am PST
In his look ahead to the big idea that will shape 2014, Bruce Katz identifies the emergence of the "Innovation District" - a shift in the "spatial geography of innovation" from isolated corporate campuses to mixed-use urban districts.
The Brookings Institution
September 29, 2011, 1pm PDT
Philip Langdon criticizes the 'corporate isolationism,' of Apple's new donut shaped headquarters in Cupertino, California.
New Urban Network
June 20, 2010, 1pm PDT
A new community garden on the Intel corporate campus in Hillsboro, Oregon is just one of many such plots that have been added to corporate sites across the country.
The Oregonian