Six Ellis County Organizations Receive $180K in Funding from Google

by | Nov 18, 2023

Google announced that six Ellis County organizations collectively will receive more than $180,000 from the company to support the physical and mental well-being of the county’s residents.

The company has a data center in Midlothian and recently announced a new data center in Red Oak.

“Providing resources and other support to six essential organizations in Ellis County is a necessary step towards enhancing the wellbeing and lives of residents throughout the community,” Kate Franko, regional head of Data Center Public Affairs for Google, said in a statement....

$100K Google Grants Give High-Tech Boost to Two Ellis County Libraries
by | Oct 31, 2023
Libraries have always been engines of growth, enabling self-improvement through free access to information and resources. Now, thanks to Google, libraries in Midlothian and Red Oak are getting high-tech makeovers.
Google Expanding Its North Texas Presence with $600M Investment in New Red Oak Data Center
by | Sep 6, 2023
The new Google site in Red Oak adds to a growing data center boom in North Texas. Google said the center will complement Google's Dallas cloud region, launched last summer, and its existing Midlothian data center. Expected to play a critical role in supporting the company's AI innovations and growing Google Cloud business, the center will bring nearly 1,200 construction jobs and 30 new full-time operational jobs to the region.
Plant-Based Milk Maker SunOpta Opens New $125M High Tech ‘Mega’ Plant in Midlothian
SunOpta opened a new $125 million high-tech plant in North Texas, creating 175 new jobs to manufacture its suite of plant-based milks and creamers, tea, and other products. The company aims to double its plant-based business by 2025.

At full expansion, the facility will become SunOpta's largest plant for plant-based food and beverages.

Google Boosts its Texas Investments With a New $600M Midlothian Data Center

by | Jun 14, 2019
In coordination with the announcement, Google also said it is giving the Midlothian Independent School District a $100,000 grant for the development of STEM programs in schools. And, it's leasing additional office space in Austin.
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North Texas Rises to Become One of Top U.S. Data Center Markets
by | Oct 10, 2018
Because of their unique value on the tax rolls, the stringent requirements to build them, and the technology needed to equip them, data centers have created a class of their own in real estate.