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Microsoft planning new R&D center in Northern Virginia expected to employ 1,500 people

Jun 01, 2020 - ICT Monitor Worldwide

Software company Microsoft Corp. is planning to open a research and development center in Northern Virginia that is expected to create about 1,500 jobs, state officials said Wednesday.

The Redmond, Wash.-based company will invest $64 million to establish a software development regional hub in 400,000 square feet of office space at the Reston Town Center in Fairfax County.

The company expects to have the office ready for employees by summer 2021. The plans also include opening a retai...