U.S. tech giant Microsoft announced some big plans to create new jobs in St. Louis, Missouri, The Sacramento Bee reported. The plans is expected to give Missouri a big boost as it could create several jobs and could help the state build its name as one of the sought after technology centers in the United States.
Microsoft is planning to build a regional office at the Cortex tech hub in St. Louis. The regional hub will bring 150 jobs to the area, which would be welcome news for the unemployed sector.
Several companies have been touting that they plan to invest more money in the United States. They have also been announcing their plans to create more jobs. The moves are not surprising given that President Donald Trump had been putting some pressure on companies to make investments in the country.
Jobs & Hire previously reported that Spotify promised to create 832 jobs in New York. The job creation is part of the digital music company's plan to move to New York.
Microsoft has decided to move its offices to the Central West End technology district in St. Louis, Missouri from the CityPlace office complex in Creve Coeur, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. The tech giant is planning to spend millions to occupy an office and lab complex worth $55 million.
With the announcement, it looks like Missouri bested other states in clinching the deal with Microsoft. The tech giant will set up the St. Louis office as its new regional headquarters for several states, including Missouri, Kansas and Tennessee.
The tech giant is planning to build a new Microsoft Technology Center within the regional office. In the center, company employees will be asked to collaborate with customers to design custom information technology systems. The move is expected to be beneficial to both clients and employees.