It’s unclear why Rudolph & Sletten is being brought in and exactly what DPR/Skanska’s involvement will be going forward. Two sources said the DPR-Skanska joint venture would still complete the core and shell — or the basic structure — of the circular building. It's also possible that DPR and Skanska never intended to do more than the core and shell.
It remains unknown if the hire of a new contractor signals a delay in the construction process, or Apple simply needing additional construction horsepower. In fact, Apple already has several different teams of general contractors working on different parts of the project.
Apple's Campus 2 will be ready sometime towards the end 2016 -- pending any delays. The Campus covers 176 acres and will accommodate over 12,000 staff and could be named after Steve Jobs.