GOOGLE INVESTING $600 MILLION IN ITS BERKELEY COUNTY OPERATIONS
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 marks the 10-year anniversary of landmark data center
COLUMBIA, S.C. [August 28, 2018] – Google today confirmed plans to further expand its existing campus in Berkeley County, marking the 10-year anniversary of its data center at the Mount Holly Commerce Park. The expansion is projected to bring approximately $600 million of additional capital investment.
With this new announcement, Google’s total investment in Berkeley County will reach approximately $2.4 billion. For more information on Google, visit the company’s website.
“We are pleased to confirm that we will soon expand our presence in Berkeley County. South Carolina is our home, and we are so excited to work together with the community in this next phase of growth.” –Lilyn Hester, Google Head of Public Policy and Community Relations for the Southeast
“We couldn’t be more thrilled that Google is choosing to expand their South Carolina operations yet again. I congratulate Google on celebrating a full decade in the Palmetto State, and know that thanks to the business-friendly environment that we continue to foster, it is the first of many.” –Gov. Henry McMaster
“We congratulate Google on this latest expansion, which adds to the ongoing success they’ve experienced in South Carolina. This innovative company has been a longtime partner of Team South Carolina, and this new $600 million investment further reaffirms their commitment to our state.” –Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt
“Berkeley County is thrilled to have had Google operating within the county for more than a decade. The county is excited about Google’s expansion and looks forward to its continued growth in Berkeley County.” –Berkeley County Supervisor Bill Peagler
FIVE FAST FACTS
- Google is expanding its Berkeley County operations.
- $600 million of additional capital investment.
- This year marks the 10-year anniversary of Google’s data center at the Mount Holly Commerce Park.
- With this announcement, Google’s total investment in Berkeley County will reach approximately $2.4 billion.
- For more information on Google, visit the company’s website.