New Albany officers stated Google plans to develop a $600 million knowledge middle in the city this yr.
Google is investing about $thirteen billion nationwide on knowledge centers and workplaces.
The town says the info middle can be on the west aspect of Beech Street and south of the State Route 161 interchange.
Lieutenant Governor John Husted launched a press release relating to the enlargement:
“Google investing in Ohio to open a new knowledge middle is nice information for our state. This adds to the listing of tech corporations which might be wanting here to grow their operations. Ohio has a history of innovation and thru InnovateOhio, we goal to position our state for this to be true sooner or later as properly. Our administration will embrace a tech and expertise technique that may enhance opportunity and the quality of life for everyone.
“When one of many world’s largest tech corporations was trying to make investments, they selected Ohio. Ohio is establishing itself as a premier destination for know-how funding, and it additional strengthens our case that Ohio is turning into the tech capital of the Midwest.”
Facebook can also be constructing a knowledge middle in New Albany.
Amazon has knowledge centers in New Albany, Dublin and Hilliard.