The previously publicized plans by Apple to build a $1 Billion server farm in Maiden, North Carolina have been officially announced. :This opportunity is? fabulous, Catawba County Economic Development President Scott Millar said at a joint meeting of county commissioners and Maiden town council. We went after it very hard. Negotiations had been going on […]
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Confirmed: Apple is Building $1 Billion Server Farm in Maiden, NC

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The previously publicized plans by Apple to build a $1 Billion server farm in Maiden, North Carolina have been officially announced.

:This opportunity is? fabulous, Catawba County Economic Development President Scott Millar said at a joint meeting of county commissioners and Maiden town council. We went after it very hard.

Negotiations had been going on since last September. The primary reason Apple was drawn to this particular location was a $46 million tax break from the state over the next 10 years.

When construction is finished, this 500,000 square foot building will create 50 full time jobs, and create/affect many more indirectly. The reason Apple needs this server farm has not been released. However, in recent years Apple has been stepping into the services business, and may need future server farms to support. We’ll have to wait and see.

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