Google announced it has started construction works of new data center in Midlothian and the lease of two new buildings to expand its office in Austin as a part of its $13 billion investment strategy across the United States.
These investments are expected to hire tens of thousands of employees and to create more than 10,000 construction jobs in Nebraska, Nevada, Ohio, Texas, Oklahoma, South Carolina and Virginia
Google will invest $600 million to build the new data center in Midlothian and it is expected to create a number of full-time jobs, as well as hundreds of construction jobs.
Google also donated $100,000 to the Midlothian Independent School District to support the region’s STEM programs in schools.
In Austin, Google has leased additional office space at Block 185 and Saltillo, located in downtown Austin and east Austin. Google has more than 1,100 employees working across Android, G Suite, Google Play, Cloud, staffing and recruiting, people operations, finance and marketing.