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Google Elevating Educational Assets In Its Data Center Communities

January 17, 2019 by Midlothian Economic Development

What do Douglas County, Ga., Council Bluffs, Iowa, and Mayes County, Okla., have in common? They all have school districts that have reaped the benefits of a Google data center in their respective communities.

Google has proven time and again that while it prefers keeping a low profile when setting up shop in communities, it does not hold back when it comes to technologically enhancing the lives of students.

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DFW Offers Hot Destination for Data Centers

November 08, 2018 by Midlothian Economic Development

Sometimes a remote location is just what an expanding company needs, especially when it comes to data centers.

That desire for ample land and open space may have played into Google's July 2018 decision to purchase 375 acres of land in Midlothian, located just 26 miles south of Dallas-Fort Worth.

The rapidly expanding North Texas community of 42,000 is a rising star on the southern DFW landscape, and offers “fringe benefits.”

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Google’s Ripple Effect: Impacts of the Tech Giant’s Data Centers

October 25, 2018 by Midlothian Economic Development

Have you ever wondered just how much Google’s data centers have contributed economically to the communities in which they are located?

Six data centers power Google’s technological operations in the United States, including its iconic search engine, cloud computing, and other Web-based services on which so much economic activity now depends.

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Google’s Search Leads to Midlothian

August 07, 2018 by Midlothian Economic Development

It’s official.

After months of speculation, Alphabet Inc.’s flagship subsidiary, Google, revealed on July 31, 2018, that it had purchased approximately 375 acres of land in Midlothian, Texas.

"Google has purchased property in Midlothian ... and while we do not have a confirmed timeline for development for the site, we want to ensure that we have the option to further grow should our business demand it," said Andrew Silvestri, Google's head of public policy and community relations for the...

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