Microsoft Azure: Microsoft plans new data center in Northwest Indiana

Jun 08, 2024 | Posted by Abdul-Rahman Oladimeji

Microsoft has revealed its plans to build a 245,000-square-foot data center on 489 acres at the Radius Industrial Park in La Porte with a $1 billion investment.

“Indiana is committed to being a central hub in the global economy of the future, and this latest announcement ensures Hoosier communities and talent will be key to widespread advancements in cloud and artificial intelligence technology,” said Governor Eric Holcomb. “As a state, we’ve built a pro-growth business climate and implemented a future-focused framework to attract major investments in high-tech, high-growth sectors.”

Bowen Wallace, Microsoft CVP Datacenters, Americas Region, added: “Microsoft is excited to expand our data center infrastructure into Indiana, with our first campus to be built in La Porte. “We look forward to an enduring and beneficial relationship with Indiana and the City of La Porte as we build and scale our data center infrastructure to support our customers and partners.”