AUSTIN - Athenahealth will expand its research and development operations with a 110,000-sf facility. In addition, 600 jobs will be created at the former Seaholm Power Plant building on West Cesar Chavez downtown. The company will invest $13 million in its new center.
The company will hire 607 employees over the next ten years, in addition to relocating its existing 36 Austin employees at Seaholm. Athenahealth said most of the jobs will be high-paying software developer positions.
The Massachusetts-based health information technology firm chose Austin after $679,500 in incentives were approved over ten years from the city, as well as $5 million from the state.
Read more at the Austin American-Statesman.
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