Google will invest $9.5 billion this year in US offices and data centers

Deepak Gupta April 14, 2022
Updated 2022/04/14 at 8:46 AM

Google is undoubtedly one of the most important and powerful technology companies in the world. And the brand continues to surprise consumers with constant products, innovations and investments.

In this follow-up, the Android company recently stated that it is planning to invest about 9.5 billion dollars in its offices and data centers located in the United States of America later this year.

Google invests $9.5 billion in the US

According to information provided by the agency Reuters, Google said this Wednesday (13) that it will invest this year 9.5 billion dollars (~8.7 billion euros) in its offices and data centers in the US. This amount is therefore higher than the 7 billion dollars (~6.5 billion euros) invested by the brand last year.

The Alphabet company said that this big investment will create at least 12,000 full-time jobs this year 2022, and will focus on data centers in several states, such as Nevada, Nebraska and Virginia.

According to Google's official statement:

It may seem counterintuitive to increase our investment in physical offices, even as we embrace more flexibility in the way we work. However, we believe it is more important than ever to invest in our campuses.

Google is therefore investing in an attempt to regain some normalcy and trying to bring its employees back to offices in the US, UK and Asia-Pacific regions. As such, the brand intends for workers to return to offices for around 3 days a week, as a way of gradually ending policies that allow employees to work remotely from their homes due to measures against the COVID-19 pandemic. 19.

In addition to this strategy, the company certainly intends that the investment now applied will help its continued growth and innovation.

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