Richland NE Columbia South Carolina will be home to Verizon Wireless call center

  • Posted by: Adrian La Fosse
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Verizon Wireless, the Midlands’ 10th-largest private employer and the nation’s largest wireless carrier, said Thursday it will open a $40 million, 150,000-square-foot building to house its largest call center. The company is moving its operations and 1500 workers from its downtown location to just outside the Woodcreek Farms subdivision. Construction will start next week and be completed in about a year.

Verizon has bought about 30 acres along Spears Creek Church Road from the developers of Woodcreek Farms. The developers of Woodcreek envision adding a mixture of upscale commercial, residential and retail outlets nearby to the Verizon call center.

The 24 hour operation receives about 20,000 calls a day. Over the last decade, Verizon has tripled the number of workers at the call center including adding 300 employees over the past year.

To find out more about the Richland NE Columbia South Carolina real estate market, you can contact Adrian La Fosse with Asset Realty at 800-620-1323 x7, on email at sales@greatercolumbiahomes.com or on the web at www.GreaterColumbiaHomes.com.

Author: Adrian La Fosse
Adrian is the Team Leader of the Columbia New Home Buyer Service. In 2003 he started specializing in representing new home buyers in the greater Columbia, SC area. He loves guiding new homebuyers through the process that leads from searching for a new home to that home becoming theirs.