Governor Abbott announces new Uber hub in Dallas
AUSTIN, Texas — Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Uber Technologies, Inc. will establish a new U.S. General and Administrative Hub that will house various corporate functions in Dallas, Texas.
Uber is a multinational company that offers ride hailing services, food delivery, and other forms of transportation worldwide. The project will create 3,000 new jobs and more than $75 million in capital investment. A Texas Enterprise Fund (TEF) grant of $24,000,000 has been extended to Uber Technologies, Inc.
“I am proud to welcome Uber’s investment in the great state of Texas, along with the 3,000 jobs the company will bring to its new Dallas office,” said Governor Abbott. “This investment will bolster Texas’ continued economic success and reputation as the best state for business. Our unrivaled workforce and business-friendly environment makes Texas the perfect home for innovative companies like Uber.”
“This decision speaks to the depth of innovation and technology talent that is moving to the Dallas region. We’ve seen the fourth-highest high-tech job growth of any U.S. metro area over the past four years. Uber recognizes that we are committed to recruiting elite tech talent from around the globe, and also preparing our home-grown workforce through expanded focus on rigorous STEM instruction in our high schools and colleges,” said Dallas Regional Chamber President and CEO Dale Petroskey.
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The information in this article was sent in a press release from Governor Greg Abbott’s Press Office.
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