PHOTO: Employees work on laptops in The Bowl, a tiered outdoor space with surrounding greenscapes, at the new MPK 21 office.
Since Facebook Inc. arrived in Menlo Park, California, seven years ago, the town has been overrun by construction cranes, orange safety cones and truckloads of building materials to transform a former industrial area into a sprawling campus that can support a $500 billion tech giant.
So big are the ambitions that the company plans to redevelop whole swaths of the land it holds in the Silicon Valley city, potentially doubling its workforce there over the next decade to 35,000 people—more than Menlo Park’s current population.
Even that won’t be enough for its expansion plans.
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