In January, the room had been empty. Since renovations were completed to the company's office complex off
The company finished moving workers to the site in July, said
"I feel like I've been involved in giving birth to this site,"
O'Hanley spoke of the company's beginnings in the state 11 years ago. He said the company purchased an
The company acquired the land, about 192 acres, in 2006. Company officials plan to work with park leaders to identify options for its best use, according to an email from company spokesman
Fidelity leased two of the four buildings at the site off
McCarthy said the renovation of office space in the buildings was done in phases, and there is some work ongoing.
He showed off amenities in the main building, saying it has a wellness center equipped with two doctors and other health providers. He also showed meeting rooms and landscaped green space in the building.
Looking to the future, O'Hanley said the company has "lots of bigger and better things to do" and has the "campus to do it" he said.
About half of Fidelity's employees at the site work in technology to develop and support financial services software and other functions, McCarthy said. Others at the site have customer service jobs.
The site is one of the company's largest service locations for institutional clients, McCarthy said. He said they work with employees of clients like
McCarthy said that since the building's renovation, Fidelity has added about 300 technology workers there who work in technology for the company's individual customer business. Some employees moved from
Following Thursday's ceremony, Fidelity employees boarded buses outside the
campus to volunteer at Lowe's
Both Bell and McCrory praised the company for its volunteer contribution to the community and welcomed the recent investment in the
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