Apple Inc. will invest $1 billion in a new, 133-acre campus in North Austin, Texas.
The company also plans to set up new sites in Seattle, San Diego and Culver City, Calif., and expand in cities across the U.S., including Pittsburgh, New York and Boulder, Colo., over the next three years, Apple said in a Dec. 13 news release.
The new facility will initially accommodate 5,000 additional employees, with the capacity to house 15,000 employees. The company will hire people across a range of functions such as engineering, research and development, operations, finance, sales and customer support.
Apple added 6,000 jobs to its workforce in the U.S. in 2018 and now employs 90,000 people in all 50 states. The company is on track to create 20,000 jobs in the U.S. by 2023.
Further, the iPhone-maker plans to invest $10 billion in U.S. data centers over the next five years, including $4.5 billion this year and next.