During 2022, Apple began construction on the first phase, comprising 398,473 square feet, of a new data center campus situated 18 miles west of Des Moines, Iowa. The data center development is located at 2995 W Hickman Road in the northwest section of the city of Waukee, Iowa. Apple’s plan for the first phase of its Waukee, Iowa data center location involves the construction of a number of buildings, including a data center facility, as well as office & administration, maintenance, and network distribution buildings. Of these buildings, the first data center will represent 315,773 square feet. In total, Apple plans to build 6 data centers, spanning nearly 2 million square feet, at this location. Previously, Apple has stated that the entire development would involve a total investment of $1.375 billion.