Reports in the Winston-Salem Journal stated that Greensboro and High Point could compete with W-S for CFS II, and today the N&R reports the G’boro City Council is prepping its bid:
“We really need to send a message to this company and any company that is coming here that we really want them,” Councilwoman Nancy Vaughan said. “I think we have to be extremely aggressive in going after new business.”
…“They are reasonably skilled jobs at a fairly good compensation level,” Councilwoman Nancy Hoffmann said. “They’re not at a $60,000 to $65,000 level, but we can’t turn our noses up at jobs that will pay a reasonable wage to that number of people in this city.”
…Hoffmann and Councilman Zack Matheny said The High Point City Council offered $500 per job. They suggested that Greensboro would offer more incentives to bring the business here.
Matheny said the council wants to be “aggressive” to attract this new business.
“Two thousand jobs is a game changer,” he said.
I guess the question is whether or not the city wants to offer up incentives for a company doing the bidding for evil credit card companies.
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