Facebook building its own city with 1,700 flats, a supermarket, hotel and offices

Situated in Menlo Park, south of San Francisco, is a 59 acre of land adjacent to the Facebook campus. This piece of land is proposed to be a fully self-contained and functional city called Willow Village. However, there is one notable thing about Willow Village that makes it different from other communities in the US; it is owned and being developed by American social media giant Facebook Inc. Facebook employees will be able to work, live, and sleep without leaving the property of the 5th most valuable tech company in the world. This city is proposed to have more than 1500 homes, a pharmacy, a grocery store, office buildings, conference spaces, a 193 room hotel, and a public park.
Facebook is planning to build a brand new community called Willow Park in Silicon Valley (Facebook/Signature Development Group.)

Welcome to the town that Zuck built.

Facebook is building its own town on a 59-acre plot of land next to its headquarters in Silicon Valley.

On site will be 1,700 apartments, a hotel, a supermarket and plenty of extra office space as well as other amenities.

It means employees, if they wish, will never have to leave the confines of Facebook’s property.

The community will be called Willow Park and Facebook has partnered with US firm Signature Development Group to present the proposed plans for the city.

Situated in Menlo Park, south of San Francisco, is a 59 acre of land adjacent to the Facebook campus. This piece of land is proposed to be a fully self-contained and functional city called Willow Village. However, there is one notable thing about Willow Village that makes it different from other communities in the US; it is owned and being developed by American social media giant Facebook Inc. Facebook employees will be able to work, live, and sleep without leaving the property of the 5th most valuable tech company in the world. This city is proposed to have more than 1500 homes, a pharmacy, a grocery store, office buildings, conference spaces, a 193 room hotel, and a public park.
The site is situated in Menlo Park, south of San Francisco and is a 59 acre plot of land adjacent to the Facebook campus. (Facebook/Signature Development Group.)

And although Facebook is behind it, not all of the housing units will be explicitly for Facebook employees.

Alongside the supermarket and 193-room hotel will be cafes, restaurants and outdoor areas.

Situated in Menlo Park, south of San Francisco, is a 59 acre of land adjacent to the Facebook campus. This piece of land is proposed to be a fully self-contained and functional city called Willow Village. However, there is one notable thing about Willow Village that makes it different from other communities in the US; it is owned and being developed by American social media giant Facebook Inc. Facebook employees will be able to work, live, and sleep without leaving the property of the 5th most valuable tech company in the world. This city is proposed to have more than 1500 homes, a pharmacy, a grocery store, office buildings, conference spaces, a 193 room hotel, and a public park.
There will be cafes and restaurants on site (Facebook/Signature Development Group.)
Situated in Menlo Park, south of San Francisco, is a 59 acre of land adjacent to the Facebook campus. This piece of land is proposed to be a fully self-contained and functional city called Willow Village. However, there is one notable thing about Willow Village that makes it different from other communities in the US; it is owned and being developed by American social media giant Facebook Inc. Facebook employees will be able to work, live, and sleep without leaving the property of the 5th most valuable tech company in the world. This city is proposed to have more than 1500 homes, a pharmacy, a grocery store, office buildings, conference spaces, a 193 room hotel, and a public park.
Facebook employees will be able to work, live, and sleep without leaving the property of the 5th most valuable tech company in the world. (Provider: Facebook/Signature Development Group.)
Situated in Menlo Park, south of San Francisco, is a 59 acre of land adjacent to the Facebook campus. This piece of land is proposed to be a fully self-contained and functional city called Willow Village. However, there is one notable thing about Willow Village that makes it different from other communities in the US; it is owned and being developed by American social media giant Facebook Inc. Facebook employees will be able to work, live, and sleep without leaving the property of the 5th most valuable tech company in the world. This city is proposed to have more than 1500 homes, a pharmacy, a grocery store, office buildings, conference spaces, a 193 room hotel, and a public park.
Retail spaces will be included around a 1.5-acre ‘town square’ (Provider: Facebook/Signature Development Group.)

There will be 200,000 square feet of retail space surrounding a 1.5-acre town square.

The extra office space – of which there will be about 1.25 million square feet – will allow Facebook to employ an additional 3,400 employees.

Situated in Menlo Park, south of San Francisco, is a 59 acre of land adjacent to the Facebook campus. This piece of land is proposed to be a fully self-contained and functional city called Willow Village. However, there is one notable thing about Willow Village that makes it different from other communities in the US; it is owned and being developed by American social media giant Facebook Inc. Facebook employees will be able to work, live, and sleep without leaving the property of the 5th most valuable tech company in the world. This city is proposed to have more than 1500 homes, a pharmacy, a grocery store, office buildings, conference spaces, a 193 room hotel, and a public park.
There will be plenty of green space (Provider: Facebook/Signature Development Group.)
Situated in Menlo Park, south of San Francisco, is a 59 acre of land adjacent to the Facebook campus. This piece of land is proposed to be a fully self-contained and functional city called Willow Village.
The housing will also be available to non-Facebook employees (Facebook/Signature Development Group.)

Facebook first submitted an application for the city back in 2017 to redevelop the former ProLogis Menlo Science and Technology Park.

The company and the developers spent at least two years obtaining public comments about its plans for Willow Park.

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