Microsoft is finalizing plans for a data center campus near Atlanta, according to local economic development officials, who this week authorized tax incentives and a $420 million bond resolution to support the project.
Facebook will invest $1 billion to add three huge data center buildings to its campus in Georgia. The construction project will add 1.5 million square feet of capacity.
QTS Realty has signed a 12-megawatt lease with a hyperscale customer, which will become the anchor tenant in a new data center building on the company’s Metro Atlanta campus.
Top data center jobs highlighted in Data Center Frontier’s September job spotlight include sales positions in both Ashburn, Va., and Miami, as well as engineering and construction management positions in Atlanta.
The Atlanta data center market is becoming a hub for new development, and Facebook’s recently announced plans to build a $750 million data center near Atlanta make it clear the region has emerged as the hot new industry destination.