Apr 1, 2022

Meta plans for $800M data center in Temple — what that means for Austin

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TEMPLE, Texas (KXAN) — Meta, formerly known as Facebook, is expanding its presence in Central Texas.

It plans to make an $800 million investment — this time outside of Austin. The company is creating a Hyperscale Data Center about an hour north of Austin in the city of Temple.

“We sort of jokingly, but not so jokingly call Temple the northern-most suburb of Austin,” said Tim Davis, the mayor of Temple.

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