The company has spoken to the governor about anti-LGBTQ+ legislation, which encourages the state to take away its right to self-governance.
The Walt Disney Company is scrapping plans to build a nearly $1 billion corporate campus in Florida that would house 2,000 workers amid an ongoing legal battle with the state of Florida.
"Business conditions are changing," Disney Parks chief Josh D'Maro said in an email to employees Thursday.
That prompted Disney to reconsider its 2021 plan to relocate employees, including its Imagineers who operate theme park rides, to a new complex in Lake Nona.
According to the Orlando Sentinel, the company expected to spend $864 million on the project.
A complex that serves as the base for Walt Disney Imagineering and the Disney Parks, Experiences and Products division.
Disney's decision to relocate California-based Imagineering employees across the country drew complaints from employees, many of whom said they did not want to move to Florida.
A week earlier, Disney CEO Bob Iger publicly questioned Florida's interest in the company's continued investment in the state.
In a call with investors to discuss quarterly results, he said Disney employed more than 75,000 people in Florida.
Walt Disney World attracts millions of visitors each year and plans to invest $17 billion to expand the resort over the next decade.