Google to spend $10 billion on offices, data centers in US

Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google, Alphabet said investments will create thousands of jobs, including roles within Google


Tech Desk February 27, 2020
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The search engine giant in a quest to expand beyond its headquarters in the San Francisco Bay Area has announced to invest more than $10 billion in offices and data centers across the US in2020.

"These investments will create thousands of jobs — including roles within Google, construction jobs in data centers and renewable energy facilities, and opportunities in local businesses in surrounding towns and communities," said Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google and Alphabet.

 

The new investments will focus on 11 states: Colorado, Georgia, Massachusetts, Nebraska, New York, Oklahoma, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Washington, and California.

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The new Hudson Square campus in New York City will allow the company to double its local workforce by 2028.

Recently, the company announced its plan to launch three new offices to expand into Canada’s growing artificial intelligence and machine learning research.

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According to the Wall Street Journal, the Waterloo building alone would be housing nearly 3000 employees working in the Cloud and health care department, Toronto’s building can house 1,000 Google employees working in the field of artificial intelligence and lastly the Montreal facility can accommodate 800 people in the gaming department.

Earlier the company announced its first Stadia Games and Entertainment studio in Montreal.

This article originally published on Cnet.

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