Microsoft plans to build yet another data center in the San Antonio area of Texas.

In filings with the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, first reported by the San Antonio Business Journal, the company said that it would spend $230 million on the project.

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At 18844 FM 1957, the company plans to build two data center buildings named SAT80 and SAT81. It will also build a 106,000 sq ft (9,850 sqm) administrative building.

Construction is set to begin at the end of July, with the data centers coming online in the third quarter of 2024.

The company recently completed another 79,385 sq ft (7,375 sqm) data center at the Research Park campus, known as SAT46.

Microsoft has another facility in development – known as SAT15 – in San Antonio at 3555 Westover Link. The facility is set to span 245,000 sq ft (22,760 sqm) and will require an investment of $215.9 million; work is due to be completed in Q1 of 2024. This March, the company filed for plans to build a 153,230 sq ft (14,235 sqm) SAT40 data center.

Microsoft opened its first South Central US Azure region in Texas in 2008, which offers three availability zones. It also opened a US Gov Texas Azure region in 2017. As well as office space, it owns 158 acres of land in the Texas Research Park, where it plans to spend $1 billion building one million square feet of data center space.

The company also owns a Chevron Corp data center at 5200 Rogers Road it bought in October 2017.