'Real big deal': Innovation hub expected to attract new businesses to South Boston
$5 million facility could be open next year
SOUTH BOSTON, Va. – A new tech center in South Boston is a sign of the town's future.
That's according to Town Manager Tom Raab.
Microsoft is partnering with Mid-Atlantic Broadband Communities to build a $5 million innovation hub.
The hub will be a place where organizations can offer workforce training and entrepreneurs can develop their ideas.
The downtown building will be the town's first new building in decades.
"This is a real big deal for Southside Virginia, Halifax County and the town of South Boston because Microsoft is involved. That should bring a lot of new businesses,” Raab said.
Construction is expected to start in August.
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