Today the state of Iowa announced that Facebook and Google will both be building data centers in Iowa. Facebook will build a facility in central Iowa located in Altoona. Google is adding on to its existing facility in Council Bluffs.
Combined with the news of recent plans by Principal Financial Group and Wells Fargo in the Des Moines area, along with the two fertilizer facilites in Sioux City and Fort Madison, this is proving to be a great year for Iowa. These developments show great promise for the state of Iowa in regards to future job growth and economic development.
Iowa has much to offer companies seeking to expand or relocate, and we will work to support efforts to continue this growth down in southeast Iowa.