Last week the company gave the Cupertino city council revisions to the plans for its new headquarters that will likely push completion into 2016 at the earliest, about a year behind schedule.
"They could conceivably break ground in 2013, but only if everything goes smoothly," city manager David Brandt told Bloomberg. It depends, he said, on the city council approving the project quickly, and on residents not filing legal challenges. "The project is running a little bit slow."
Below the fold: Video of Jobs' presentation of the project to the city council, made four months before he died. It was his final public appearance.
On June 7, the day after his final Worldwide Developers Conference keynote, Steve Jobs made a surprise appearance before the Cupertino City Council. He was seeking permission to build a new corporate headquarters for Apple (AAPL).
"We have a shot," Jobs told the council, "at building the best office building in the world."
121 days later, he was dead.
On Sept. 8 the city held a public hearing to discuss the environmental impact MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Oct 11, 2011 7:05 AM ET
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