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Inside the boom in data center construction

As the world grows smaller with the addition of increasingly connected devices, the need for physical infrastructure supporting those devices' data has grown. With multibillion-dollar price tags and years-long timetables, data center projects in U.S. primary markets increased 25% year over year to a record-high capacity of 2,288 megawatts in the first half of 2023.

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  • Amazon to invest $10B in 2 Mississippi data centers
  • Meta picks Indiana for $800M data center campus
  • Google taps Whiting-Turner to build $600M Oregon data center
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Davide Savenije Editor-in-Chief at Industry Dive.