Amazon Web Services to invest $11b in Louisa County, Va.
Transactions - AUGUST 31, 2023

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Amazon Web Services to invest $11b in Louisa County, Va.

by Andrea Zander

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has plans to invest $11 billion in Louisa County, Va., by 2040 to establish two data center campuses in Louisa’s Technology Overlay District (TOD).

The campuses will position AWS as one of the largest private-sector employers in Louisa and will create hundreds of new jobs. These data centers will support computer servers, networking equipment and the AWS technology that helps people connect to friends and family, work remotely, shop online, and stream movies, TV shows, music, and video games. The increased tax base from this planned investment is expected to support county schools, essential services such as first responders, and infrastructure investments such as parks and roads.

“We are proud to reinforce our long-term commitment to the Commonwealth with our plans to invest $11 billion in Louisa County by 2040,” said Roger Wehner, director of economic development, AWS. “Virginia hosted our first data centers when we launched in 2006,

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