Apple to Invest in Culver City Campus, Building 550,000 Square Foot Lot
Apple has confirmed that it will be investing in a substantial expansion and will be building a campus in Culver City, Los Angeles. The campus will be composed of two connected facilities, totalling more than 555,000 square feet in size.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Apple’s new campus will be built along National and Venice Boulevards in Culver City. The campus will be built with renewable energy resources and sustainable building features integrated within. Due to its location, the campus will encourage the use of public transit to Ivy Station. Shuttle service and cyclist assistance will also be provided.
In 2018, Apple first moved into Culver City in a competitively smaller expansion. At the time, 1,000 employees were instrumental to the expansion. This would become Apple’s first leg into developing original programming for Apple TV+. The new expansion will become an intregal part of Apple’s target of supporting 20,000 more jobs in the US across the next five years. The expansion would see more than 3,000 employees hired by 2026.
Apple isn’t the only major entertainment studio to be attracted to Culver City. Sony has had a longtime presence in the area. TikTok, WarnerMedia, and Amazon Studios have all set up shop across the last four years.