Microsoft announces fifth expansion in Mecklenburg County
Microsoft Corp. has announced its fifth expansion in Mecklenburg County.
The company will invest $251.6 million to expand its data center site in the county. The project will create 44 new jobs.
According to Gov. Terry McAuliffe, Microsoft has invested nearly $2 billion in its Mecklenburg facility since 2010 and created over 250 jobs.
McAuliffe approved a $500,000 grant from the Commonwealth’s Opportunity Fund to assist Mecklenburg County with the project. The Virginia Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission also approved $970,000 in Tobacco Region Opportunity Funds.