MARCY, N.Y. -- The Marcy Town Planning Board has voted in favor of a preliminary plan for Cree.
The silicon-carbide fabrication facility is moving into the Marcy Nano site, on Edic Road.
Cree announced plans in September 2019 to build this one billion dollar facility, touting that it will be the largest facility of it's kind in the world.
The company is expected to create at least 614 jobs over an eight-year period.
Site work has already started. Construction is expected to start in March 2020. The facility is set to be complete by 2021.