With this new investment, Google will now have a home in 24 total states, including data centers in 13 communities. Google said it will also open its first data center in Nevada, expand in Washington, Oklahoma and SC, as well as build a new office and data center in Texas and new office space in MA, the latter of which houses one of the largest Google hubs outside of the San Francisco Bay Area.
Google will continue to expand its presence in Chicago and Washington, and the company's workforce would double in Virginia and Georgia, according to the blog post.
One of those data centers will be located in Omaha.
Alphabet Inc's Google said on Wednesday it would spend more than $13 billion on data centers and offices in the United States this year.
The company said it had hired more than 10,000 people in the United States and made over $9 billion in investments in the a year ago. These new investments will give us the capacity to hire tens of thousands of employees, and enable the creation of more than 10,000 new construction jobs in Nebraska, Nevada, Ohio, Texas, Oklahoma, South Carolina and Virginia.
"Nebraska has built a reputation for itself as the Silicon Prairie and a hub for tech companies, start ups, and entrepreneurs".