Site Selection

Cloak & Dagger: Iowa’s Secret Courtship of Facebook

What goes on behind the scenes in winning a “codename” data center project? The Des Moines Register takes readers inside this previously secret site selection process in “How Iowa Landed Facebook,” which provides details of the state of Iowa’s courtship of “Project Catapult.” Read More

Guide to Data Center Tax Incentives

CBRE has put together an overview of incentive programs, and examples of how some states structure their programs. It includes a chart that outlines the type of incentives offered by 23 states that are competing for data center projects. Read More

Wyoming Eyed for $750 Million Data Center

Cheyenne, Wyoming is among the finalists for a $750 million data center for an unidentified company, which is rumored to be a financial institution. The company has reportedly narrowed its site search to three markets. Read More