Google Considers Expansion in NC

January 4, 2007

According to localtechwire.com, search engine goliath Google is considering expanding its operation in North Carolina. Supposedly the decision to select the site for a 200+ employee facility has been narrowed to one of the Carolina’s. If North Carolina is selected, Gov. Mike Easley’s office has made a grant offer of up to $4.7 million if it will be built in Caldwell County.

Google currently runs a small office of approximately five developers in Chapel Hill, since 2005 when the search engine company acquired a small software development firm called Skia.