Microsoft has bought another plot of land outside Atlanta, Georgia.

BizJournal reports Microsoft has bought 93 acres in Douglas County. The company paid $13.8 million to an affiliate of the industrial real estate developer Rooker, according to Douglas County property records.

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The land was earmarked as the final development site in the second phase of Rooker's Riverside West, a large business park about 15 miles west of Hartsfield-Jackson airport.

It is the third plot of land the company has bought in Georgia as part of its plans to build its East US 3 data center region in the state.

The company has already bought two plots in Fulton County in East Point and Palmetto. The company also recently paid $3 million for a 1.4-acre plot in Fulton County.

Google has a data center campus in Douglas County. QTS recently submitted plans for a new data center on its own campus in Atlanta, while Facebook has a data center campus in nearby Newton County.

A company operating under the name Baymare LLC has also applied to build a 900,000 sq ft data center campus outside Atlanta.