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Uber Technologies will invest $75 million to establish a new US General and Administrative Hub that will house various corporate functions in Dallas, Texas.
The company will hire at least 3,000 employees paying an avergae annual wage of $100,000 in Deep Ellum and it plans to turn Dallas into its largest hub outside of its San Francisco headquarters. It would initially open the office in an existing tower at The Epic, an 8-acre mixed-use development, and later move into a 450,000 sq ft space in another tower that would go up there.
Uber has been awarded a $24 million grant through the Texas Enterprise Fund (TEF) incentive program. The company has also been approved $746,000 in tax abatements over a five-year period and an $8.6 million grant from the Dallas City Council. Dallas County Commissioners also approved government incentives worth $2.6 million in the form of tax abatements over a 10-year period.
“Dallas became the first city in Texas where the Uber app was available in 2012, and since then Texas has been a hub of innovation for our platform,” said Dara Khosrowshahi, CEO of Uber. “Uber is excited to bring this major investment to Texas and to increase our commitment to the City of Dallas. We are grateful for our partnership with Governor Abbott, Mayor Johnson and Judge Jenkins and their leadership in making this a reality.”
“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.”
“Uber’s selection of Dallas County spotlights our position as a premier talent market for companies looking to expand. This move will create a $400 million annual payroll in Deep Ellum that will provide a huge boost to our urban core with a positive wave that will spread across our entire county and region,” said Dallas County Judge Clay Lewis Jenkins.
Uber Technologies is an American multinational transportation network company (TNC) offering services that include peer-to-peer ridesharing, ride service hailing, food delivery and a bicycle-sharing system. The company is based in San Francisco, California and has operations in over 785 metropolitan areas worldwide.
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