Google: Google Buys 36 Hectares in Belgium For Possible Data Center Development

Oct 27, 2022 | Posted by Abdul-Rahman Oladimeji

Search engine and cloud Giant Google has acquired a 36-hectare plot outside Brussels, Belgium. According to a report, the land will likely be used for data center development. The terms of the acquisition were not revealed. The land is located in the Feluy Industrial Estate, 40KM south of Brussels. Google told the local press that it has to be ready to pounce if opportunities appear. It continued by saying this is why it acquired the land to be able to expand when the time is right.

Google developed its first data center on the continent in Belgium. It has also built five data centers on its Saint-Ghislain data center campus. The fifth facility is scheduled to be completed this year.