On Dec. 8, 1994, Intel announced plans to begin the construction of Ronler Acres 1, a three-story 300,000 sq. ft. office building, and D1B, a 600,000 sq. ft. fab featuring a 35,000 sq. ft. cleanroom that would grow to 77,000 sq. ft. when converted into production in 1998-1999. The Grand Opening of the new Ronler Acres Campus took place on Oct. 12, 1996.