Charlotte competed with Tampa, Fla., and Chandler, Ariz., for a PayPal operations center that is now leaving the city over a new state law that limits LGBT protections, according to minutes of a closed-session county commission meeting. In this photo, PayPal’s John McCabe and Gov. Pat McCrory celebrate the company’s earlier plans to expand in Charlotte. Diedra Laird dlaird@charlotteobserver.com
Charlotte competed with Tampa, Fla., and Chandler, Ariz., for a PayPal operations center that is now leaving the city over a new state law that limits LGBT protections, according to minutes of a closed-session county commission meeting. In this photo, PayPal’s John McCabe and Gov. Pat McCrory celebrate the company’s earlier plans to expand in Charlotte. Diedra Laird dlaird@charlotteobserver.com

PayPal eyed incentives in Florida, Arizona before picking Charlotte

April 06, 2016 5:53 PM