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Microsoft Plans to Further Expand Mecklenburg County Data Center

Microsoft Plans to Further Expand Mecklenburg County Data Center - top government contractors - best government contracting event

DataCenterMicrosoft will invest about $402.4 million for a planned expansion of its Mecklenburg County, Virginia, data center and the technology company expects to create as many as 42 new jobs through the project, the Richmond Times-Dispatch reported Friday.

The Virginia government has offered to provide $7,000 in Opportunity Fund grants and another $1.34 million from the state’s Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission to help further expand Microsoft’s data center operations in the county, the publication reports.

The Richmond-Times Dispatch estimates Microsoft has invested approximately $1.3 billion in the facility over the past five years.

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Written by Mary-Louise Hoffman

is a writer of news summaries about executive-level business activity in the government contracting sector. Her reports for ExecutiveBiz are focused on trends and events that drive the GovCon industry to include commercial technologies that private companies are developing for federal government use. She contributes news content to ExecutiveBiz’s sister sites GovCon Wire and ExecutiveGov.

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