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Meta selects the Kansas City region for new $800m hyperscale data center
Infrastructure - MARCH 24, 2022

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Meta selects the Kansas City region for new $800m hyperscale data center

by Andrea Zander

The Kansas City Area Development Council and its partners have announced Meta, the parent company of Facebook, has selected the Kansas City, Mo., region for its new hyperscale data center.

Locating in the Golden Plains Technology Park, a 5.5 million-square-foot data center campus in Kansas City, Meta will invest more than $800 million during the next several years to build out its nearly 1 million-square-foot facility.

“Meta is excited to call Kansas City our new home. It stands out with so much to offer — good access to infrastructure and fiber, a strong pool of talent for both construction and operations, and, more than anything, great community partners,” said Darcy Nothnagle, director of community and economic development, Meta. “Meta is committed to being a good neighbor and investing in the long-term vitality of the region for years to come.”

The development will boost the local economy, supporting up to 100 operational jobs and more than 1,300 j

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