areadevelopment.com 09 Nov, 2016
Microsoft Corporation will invest $251.6 million to expand its data center site in Mecklenburg County, Virginia. The Virginia Economic Development Partnership worked with Mecklenburg County to secure the project for Virginia. Governor 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 approved $970,000 in Tobacco Region Opportunity Funds for the project.