Posted By Rich Miller On July 21, 2008 @ 5:07 pm In Microsoft | Comments Disabled
Microsoft’s been eyeing West Des Moines and Urbandale for months for its new data center (thanks, in part, to a bunch of tax breaks from the state of Iowa). My sources had been telling me West Des Moines would be the likely destination. Although several other sources say Urbandale looks stronger now.Both cities are western suburbs of Des Moines. Microsoft’s recent data center projects have been in the range of 550,000 square feet with an investment of $500 million.
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