Google announced today that it will invest more than $10billion in U.S. offices and data centers this year. Google said the new investments would be concentrated in 11 U.S. states, including Massachusetts, New York and Ohio. Sundar Pichai, Google’s CEO, said in a statement:
“These investments will create thousands of jobs, including inside Google jobs, construction jobs in data centers and renewable energy facilities, and local businesses in surrounding towns and communities.” “
Google said last year that it would invest more than $13 billion in U.S. data centers and offices in 2019.
Google’s overall costs and expenses rose about 19 percent to $36.81 billion in the fourth quarter ended December 31.