ExxonMobil Finalizes Decision to Leave Northern Virginia

After formally announcing plans for a campus consolidation more than a year ago, the speculation as to whether jobs would leave its northern Virginia campus have proven to be true.

Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) will move jobs from itsRefining and Supply Company; Research and Engineering Company and ExxonMobil Fuels, Lubricants & Specialties Marketing Company all based at its Fairfax County location, to the Houston, Texas metro area.

The new 385-acre campus designed by architectural firm, Pickard Chilton, will be able to accommodate 10,000 jobs, including those from another campus in Akron, Ohio. Employees are expected to move onto the new campus starting 2014 with full occupancy by 2015

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