Gov. J.B. Pritzker said the state has acquired nearly 10 acres in the Dirksen Business Park located for $1.55 million. The new facility will be programmed to achieve, at a minimum, LEED Silver Certification for data centers. The Rebuild Illinois capital plan appropriated nearly $80.5 million to CDB, which will oversee the project’s design and construction. The selected 9.4-acre site is within an Enterprise Zone and offers access to a fiber network, synergies to nearby state offices and close proximity to transportation options. “The relocation of the Central Computing Facility is a game changer for the East Side of Springfield – an area I was proud to represent on the Springfield City Council,” . . .