Siemens North Carolina Project in the News

  • Location
    Charlotte, NC
  • Square Footage
    489,905 s.f.
  • Operational
    13 months

<img data-cke-saved-src=”https://www.gray.com/sites/default/files/images/admin/gray_video_capture.jpg” src=”https://www.gray.com/sites/default/files/images/admin/gray_video_capture.jpg” style=”float: right; max-width:” 500xp;=”” width:=”” 100%;”=””>Siemens Energy, Inc., a repeat Gray Construction customer, was recently featured in the Financial Times Report and Kiplinger.  Siemens, an electronics and electrical engineering leader, selected Gray to build its new 450,000 s.f. 60-Hz gas turbine production plant in Charlotte, N.C. The plant is adjacent to Siemens existing steam turbine. This is Gray’s second project for Siemens Energy, Inc.

 

Kiplinger is a Washington, D.C. based publisher of business forecasts and personal finance advice. The Financial Times is one of the world’s leading business news and information organizations, recognized internationally for its authority, integrity and accuracy.

 

If you have manufacturing plant construction needs, please contact Phil Seale, Vice President, Manufacturing at pseale@gray.com. Please read the Kiplinger below.

 

11 Comeback Cities for 2011

 

Charlotte, N.C.

 

Population: 1,745,524

 

Current unemployment rate: 10.7%

 

Forecast job growth for 2011: 2.8%

 

Growth in the energy and power industries will give this city a lift in 2011. A power turbine factory being built by Siemens will account for about 1,800 new area jobs. An additional 3,000 or so will come from other energy endeavors plus financial services and even construction — more apartments are being built.

 

After declining by more than 8% from its 2008 high point, employment in the Charlotte metropolitan area will grow almost 3% this year.

 

Data are for Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill metropolitan area. Unemployment rate is not seasonally adjusted.

 

    April 15, 2011

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