Apple’s North Carolina Data Centre Now Official
Following yesterdays news that the North Carolina General Assembly had approved a tax break for an unnamed company who was believed to be Apple it has now been finalised by Governor Perdue.
In an official announcement it was revealed that Apple had selected North Carolina as the location for a new data centre which will see the company invest $1 billion over a nine-year period.
Gov. Bev Perdue today announced that Apple has selected North Carolina as the location for a new data center. The company is expected to invest more than $1 billion in the project over nine years.
“North Carolina continues to be a prime location for growing and expanding global technology companies,” said Perdue. “We welcome Apple to North Carolina and look forward to working with the company as it begins providing a significant economic boost to local communities and the state.”
It is expected that the data centre will employ 50 full-time employees and the legislation requires that the average wage exceed that of the county.