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Altoona site will be Meta’s largest data center in the world by 2025, company announces

Meta’s Altoona data center will become the company’s largest in the world by 2025, the company formerly known as Facebook announced.

More than 400 people work on-site at the data center, and more than 1,000 construction workers have been on-site during its build-out. The wind-powered data center reflects a $2.5 billion investment. 

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Executive Employment Opportunity: City Administrator, Altoona, Iowa

Altoona is part of the Des Moines Iowa Metro area with a city population over 20,000 and over 4 million visitors annually. The visitor rate is driven by our robust entertainment and attraction venues such as Adventureland Entertainment Park, Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino, Bass Pro Shops and Outlets of Des Moines shopping mall. 

The City Administrator is responsible for the daily administration and coordination of all city affairs and supervises seven department heads. Altoona employs 121 full-time employees with 32 part-time staff members.

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Economic Development Incentives for Iowa Manufacturers