Switch says construction begins now on $5B Michigan data center

The Switch is on. West Michigan business leaders woke up in the mood to celebrate on Wednesday, Dec. 16.It was the morning after a late night session in which the state legislature approved tax breaks aimed at attracting the largest data center in the eastern United States to the former Steelcase pyramid.

“Today, Michigan not only welcomes Switch, it welcomes an entire industry to the state,” said Birgit Klohs, President and CEO of The Right Place.

“We have just made a very big play to play on the digital highway,” said Klohs, who has spent much of the past two months in private negotiations between executives of Nevada-based Switch and state lawmakers.

Source: Switch says construction begins now on $5B Michigan data center

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