Microsoft Makes Major Investment in Right to Work Indiana

Right to Work Indiana Economic Update

Microsoft is planning to add a new operations location soon in Right to Work La Porte, Indiana. In order to do so, they are investing a total of $1 billion. And, they will also create 200 new jobs. So this is exciting economic news!

From Area Development Magazine:

“Microsoft is excited to expand our datacenter infrastructure into Indiana, with our first campus to be built in La Porte. […] We appreciate the collaboration with the State, City and the La Porte Economic Advancement Partnership that has made this opportunity possible. We look forward to an enduring and beneficial relationship with Indiana and the City of La Porte as we build and scale our data center infrastructure to support our customers and partners.” […]

“Indiana is committed to being a central hub in the global economy of the future, and this latest announcement ensures Hoosier communities and talent will be key to widespread advancements in cloud and artificial intelligence technology. […] As a state, we’ve built a pro-growth business climate and implemented a future-focused framework to attract major investments in high-tech, high-growth sectors. We’re excited to welcome Microsoft’s new data center to Indiana and look forward to the incredible value-add impact this will have on our statewide data driven ecosystem, new career opportunities, specifically the greater northwest Indiana community.” […]

“Providing safe, reliable and affordable energy to the communities we serve is NIPSCO’s mission, and we have been working closely with Microsoft on plans to fulfill the energy needs for the new data center in the city of La Porte. […] This economic development project will deliver long-term, sustained benefits to the northwest Indiana region, and we’re proud to support these efforts.”


To read the previous economic update on Right to Work states, click here.

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