We learned about this local tech triumph two weeks ago but now it's official.
Moreover . . . It's remarkable how little excitement it has generated. Possibly because the tech giant is quickly losing market share and few people believe that the public wants to spend their life in VR goggles.
Here are the basics . . .
“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," Darcy Nothnagle, director of community and economic development for Meta, said in a statement. "Meta is committed to being a good neighbor and investing in the long-term vitality of the region for years to come.”
Meta is starting construction and plans to be operational in 2024. The Kansas City Area Development Council said it will also bring more than 1,300 jobs to the area at peak construction.
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Meta, the company formerly known as Facebook, will bring an $800 million data center to Kansas City, creating 100 jobs in the area. The 1 million-square-foot hyperscale facility will be located in the massive Golden Plains Technology Park, a 5.5 million-square-foot campus near U.S. Highway 169 and N.W.
A new hyperscale data center is expected to be operational in Kansas City by 2024 - bringing global social media and tech giant to the metro and making good on promises that a Northland development could be the next great national technology hub.
Kansas City officials announced Thursday that a 1 million-square-foot Meta facility will be constructed at the Golden Plains Technology Park. The company is expected to invest more than $800 million to build out the complex, and will hire up to 100 operational jobs.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Missouri economic development leaders gathered Thursday at Union Station to announce plans to build a massive data-storage facility for Meta in Kansas City, Missouri. Meta, formerly known as Facebook, selected the Kansas City region for a new hyper-scale data center. Missouri Gov.
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