$50 Million Data Center for Chicago Suburb

Officials in Rochelle, Illinois say the town is about to get a second $50 million data center project.

Rochelle, Illinois is about to get a second major data center project. A "nationally recognized" company will build a $50 million data center in the new Rochelle Business and Technology Park, according to city officials, who say they will reveal the tenant's identity tonight.

Allstate Insurance Co. has announced plans to build a 50,000 square foot data center facility in Rochelle, a western suburb of Chicago. The company is reported to be spending $50 million in the facility, and will receive $278,000 in tax incentives and job training funds from the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.