The West Des Moines city council took the first step towards bringing a new data center to the city at their Monday meeting.
West Des Moines officials won’t say who the company is, but have confirmed that the data center would be a $140-million project that would create at least 36 jobs.
The Des Moines Register reports the council is approving a grant application for the company.
Microsoft already has a large data center in West Des Moines.
Facebook is currently building a data center in Altoona.