HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – Facebook announced plans today to build a $750 million data center in Huntsville that will create 100 high-paying jobs and provide a boost to Alabama’s emerging technology sector.
Governor Kay Ivey joined Facebook officials and local leaders this afternoon at an announcement ceremony for the data center project at the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber.
“We are excited to be joining the Huntsville community. As one of the fastest growing tech hubs in the country, we knew it would be a great location for our newest data center,” said Matt VanderZanden, director of site selection at Facebook.
“We are committed to having a positive impact at the local level and look forward to a strong partnership with the Huntsville community.”