Via The News & Observer:
He [Jim Fain, N.C. Commerce Secretary] predicted the GE expansion would have "a significant halo effect" in the Southeastern region of the state.
GE-Hitachi plans to invest $704 million at its New Hanover County campus and pay average annual salaries of $85,000. The Hanover County average wage is $33,226 a year.
The company plans to add new manufacturing, training, simulation and testing facilities at its 1,300-acre campus.