Founded in 1999 in the peaceful little town of Cary, North Carolina, the company behind Unreal Engine and Fortnite has just announced that its desire for change will come true. In a mall.
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Epic Games plans to move to the Cary Towne Center, a mall that was doomed to be demolished. The amount of the buyback of the complex Turnbridge Equities and Denali Properties would be $ 95 million
Of course, and contrary to what some might think, when it comes to movement, not everything happens with the wave of a wand. Although Epic is currently only a few miles away, it will take time to fully invest the place and continue transforming this new paradise. How we learn in the official press release
Epic plans to begin development of its new headquarters this year. Until then, the company will continue to be based at its current location on Crossroads Boulevard. Epic has been proud to have Cary at home for over 20 years and has become part of the community. Often times, staff are hired locally and from nearby universities as the business continues to grow and expand.
Although plans for the Epic campus are still in the early stages, the company is already working with the City of Cary on its development and exploring ways in which part of this property could be used by the community. Epic is grateful to the city and its executives for the welcome they have given the company over the years, and this positive relationship played an important role in Epic’s decision to pursue a campus that will secure its future. for the coming decades.
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