Apple promises Prineville jobs

Apple promises Prineville jobs

Apple says its new Prineville data center will employ "dozens," and bring hundreds of temporary construction jobs.


The secretive Silicon Valley company issued a brief statement on its plans after Crook County and Prineville voted last week to approve a tax break deal that will exempt most of the project from property taxes. As part of that deal, Apple promised to invest at least $250 million on the project and hire at least 35 people.  
Apple paid $5.6 million in February to buy 160 acres in Prineville and almost immediately began construction of a 10,000 square-foot, modular server farm on the bluffs above town.


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0 #1 Abe 2012-04-17 16:42:40
Yes, and consume the electrical energy that once likely employed thousands.
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