CGI is a company that focuses on IT and business consulting. Now, they plan to soon invest $27 million toward a new location. After much consideration, they have finally chosen the perfect area – Knoxville, Tennessee. This will give them the benefits of a Right to Work state, such as a strong workforce.
This will also benefit the area’s economy because the company plans to create 300 new jobs over the next several years. So this is some exciting news!
From Area Development Magazine:
“We are proud to announce the establishment of a new IT delivery center in Knoxville that will create local jobs, engage regional educators, support area workforce development, and provide opportunities for the community’s students, graduates and professionals. After a competitive and wide-ranging search, CGI selected Knoxville based on a number of factors, most notably access to talent and a strong culture of innovation within the Knoxville area and the state of Tennessee.” […]
“Knoxville has developed a strong reputation in the technology sector and is a clear choice for CGI’s newest IT delivery center. Our state has experienced positive economic growth over the past several months. Now more than ever, the creation of high-quality jobs remains a priority for me as governor. I thank CGI for bringing new employment opportunities for residents in Knox County.” […]
“Tennessee’s pro-business environment offers the resources and the workforce to support the needs of technology and R&D-focused companies.’”AREA DEVELOPMENT MAGAZINE
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