Facebook will hire at least 40 full-time employees for the center and expects the project to support local jobs in construction and other industries.
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Infrastructure has grown increasingly important for Facebook as more people around the world gain Internet access. The company reported more than 1.4 billion monthly active users in its first quarter this year.
Facebook added that it openly shares its data center designs to encourage sustainable facilities throughout the technology industry.
Facebook shares were about 1 percent lower in Tuesday afternoon trading.
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