Apple closes real estate deal to expand Austin campus

Matt Brian for The Next Web:

Pushing ahead with plans to invest $304 million in Austin, Texas, Apple has secured a deal for three large patches of land adjacent to its existing campus, which — when developed — will expand its presence in the area and result in the creation of more than 3,600 jobs.

Apple uses the Austin facilities for customer service and other operations. Apple plans to double its Austin workforce over the next ten years.