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Bandwidth’s Morken: Why he chose Raleigh for new HQ, other expansion plans

This week, Bandwidth announced plans to buy a 40-acre lot from the State and build new headquarters, creating 1,165 new jobs with an average salary of $96,832 and generating more than $100 million in capital investments to the region. WRAL TechWire’s Chantal Allam recently had the chance to catch up with him on Zoom during this period of quarantine. Here’s what he had to say:

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Bandwidth to purchase $30M plot from state for new HQ, adding 1,165 new jobs

The Raleigh firm — founded by attorney-turned-entrepreneur David Morken in a Raleigh spare bedroom more than 20 years ago — today got approved to purchase a 40-acre plot of land from the State of North Carolina located at  the southwest corner of Reedy Creek Rd and Edwards Mill Road. It is currently managed by the NC Department of Agriculture primarily for State Fair parking.

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