The city of Mesa has approved a plan for Google to build a $1 billion data center at Sossaman and Elliot Roads. The city is chipping in about $16 million in tax incentives over 25 years. City officials think it is a good investment in the city’s future. The new data center is anticipated to bring in about $156 million over the next 25 years. So it looks like it will be a good return on investment. This latest project will build at the so-called Elliot Road Technology Corridor.
High voltage power lines, water, and sewer infrastructure are already in place. City officials have also made it clear that they’re willing to work with tech giants like Google and Apple to work out deals, which led to Apple setting up shop already.
Google is expected to break ground on the 187 acre plot of land in the next few years.