Google's plans to invest more than $ 13 billion this year on new and expanded data centers and offices across the United States  CEO Sundar Pichai excused g the news on a blog post Wednesday, emphasizing the growth of the company outside of its Mountain View, California, h ome and across the Midwest and South.
"2019 marks the second year in a row as we grow outside the San Francisco Bay Area than it is," she wrote.
Google data center will be built in Nevada, Texas, Oklahoma, Nebraska, Ohio, South Carolina and Virginia. Pichai estimates that the construction of new centers will employ 10,000 workers.
It makes politics good for Google to highlight its expansion outside coastal cities, according to CFRA Research analyst Scott Kessler. U.S. lawmakers is paying more attention to Google and other major tech companies over the past year, and considering the passing of privacy laws to control the reach of companies. Investing more widely across the United States can help in favor of federal politicians and officials, he said.
Google is committed to expanding its business in cloud-computing, a marketplace where it faces intense competition from larger Amazon and Microsoft rivals.  The company will have physical presence in 24 states at the end of the year. Currently there are locations in 21 states, and expanded to Nevada, Ohio and Nebraska.
Expanding it is likely to be a way to attract new employees, Kessler said. Google will add a Georgia office, and extend its offices to several cities including Seattle and Chicago.
Google said it spent more than $ 9 billion on similar expansions throughout the country last year.
the number of employees it expects to hire as a result of 2019 expansions, but said it was "tens of thousands" of full-time workers.