Boeing breaks ground on $80 million facility in OKC

Oklahoma City will be home of aircraft modernization for the aerospace giant.

Published: Wednesday, July 29, 2015 By: Brianna Bailey Source: The Oklahoman

The Boeing Co. broke ground on a new $80 million facility in southeast Oklahoma City on Wednesday.

The aerospace company also announced that it would make Oklahoma City its headquarters for aircraft modernization. The designation will bring a few new leadership positions to Oklahoma City in addition to the hundreds of new jobs the company is already bringing to the metro.

Boeing Co. struck a deal with Oklahoma City earlier this year for $6 million in job creation incentives, and also receives millions in state economic development incentives.

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