Google Incorporated announced to build another data center in Council Bluffs. The $300 million data center will bring the company’s total investment in Iowa to $900 million.
The construction in the 1,000 acre site in Council Bluffs will be started soon. The new center would bring 50 new jobs in computer repairs, heating and cooling and logistics. Chris Russell will be the operations manager for Council Bluffs Google data center.
The announcement has been attended by Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad, Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds and other officials as well the workers of Google Inc. The Mountain View, California based company has existing $600 million data center opened in 2009 bringing about 200 jobs to the area for computer system support services like Google search, Gmail and Google Maps.