American Express to Build in North Carolina

Local economic development officials in North Carolina are confirming that American Express will build a large data center in Guilford County.

Local economic development officials in North Carolina are confirming that American Express will build a large data center in Guilford County. The financial services company plans to build a $400 million center that would employ up to 150 people and open sometime in 2012, according to the Greensboro News-Record.

"It is confirmed that American Express is coming here," Pat Danahy, president and CEO of the Greensboro Partnership, told the paper. "This is a big deal."

American Express is known to also have data centers in Phoenix and Minneapolis. The $400 million project is the most recent in a series of high-profile data center projects that have chosen to locate in North Carolina. Here’s a look at some of our previous coverage:

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