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News - June 11, 2014

Facebook plans to buy 59 acres next to its 'west campus' in Menlo

• Social media company finalizing agreement to buy 59 acres from TE Connectivity

by Sandy Brundage

Facebook's domination of Menlo Park is not yet over: After the social media company moved into a new 57-acre headquarters off Willow Road, it announced plans to redevelop 22 acres within walking distance into a "west campus" off Constitution Drive designed by renowned architect Frank Gehry. And now, it plans to buy an additional 59 acres right next door from TE Connectivity, as first reported by the Silicon Valley Business Journal on June 6.

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