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A Look Back: Expansion Brings 200+ Jobs To Missouri’s Economy

analystonphone_2956687All month long Missouri Partnership is taking a look back at 31 of Missouri’s biggest stories in economic development from the past year. Today we are taking a look at Charter Communications’ expansion in St. Louis, Missouri.

On January 22, Charter Communications announced it was expanding with a new 134,000+ sq. ft. call center in St. Louis, Missouri. The call center represented $16 million in investment, and Charter announced it would bring more than 200 new jobs to the region.

“As one of the top telecommunications companies in the country, Charter’s growth in St. Louis further strengthens Missouri’s position as a hub for talent and technology,” said Mike Downing, director of the Missouri Department of Economic Development. “We’re proud to partner with homegrown companies that continue to invest in our state and create jobs, and we know Missouri’s central location and quality workforce will help serve Charter’s millions of clients coast-to-coast.”

Charter is one of the largest employers in the metropolitan St. Louis area, with more than 4,000 employees locally.