Goodman Group, one of the largest integrated property groups that owns, develops and manages industrial property and business space globally, has signed an agreement with Google to purchase land at Goodman Business Park in Greater Tokyo.
Located in Chiba New Town, Goodman Business Park provides excellent connectivity to Greater Tokyo, superior power infrastructure, and outstanding business continuity features including its location in a seismically stable inland region outside of flooding zones. Google plans to build a data center at Goodman Business Park, its first in Japan.
Mr. Angus Brooks, Chief Executive Officer of Goodman Japan, said, “We are pleased to welcome Google to Goodman Business Park. A global company of this caliber selecting Goodman Business Park as a data center location in Japan, solidifies the potential of the precinct as a technology hub and center of local and global innovation. In addition, the presence of Google at Goodman Business Park is expected to bring a significant positive economic impact to Chiba New Town and Inzai City.”
This new investment in the country is to meet the growing needs of Google Japan’s customers, such as Cloud. Google looks forward to sharing more about its data center plans in due course.
About Goodman Business Park
Goodman Business Park is a unique master-planned logistics and business precinct that on completion provides over 900,000 sqm of built space with an appealing employee environment and flexible space options at an attractive price point for customers. It caters to the needs of companies operating in a variety of industries, including technology, logistics and distribution, light manufacturing, food and non-food retailers, e-commerce, and the automotive sector. Goodman Group has a strong track record in providing solutions for customers operating in these industries, which is reflected by the diversity of leading Japanese and global businesses that have chosen Goodman Business Park.
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