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Insights: Data Center Site Selection
The latest trends in data center site selection and geography: where cloud computing facilities are being built and why, including the cost of power and tax incentives.
The Suburban Chicago data center market is seeing an influx of new providers and supply, which positions the region for growth in the accelerating cloud computing arms race.
Sentinel Data Centers has pre-leased 25 percent of its 10 megawatt expansion at its Durham data center, continuing a trend in which tenants have been pre-leasing large volumes of data center space.
Chicago is one of the nation’s premier markets for data center services, and home to 1.85 million square feet of data center space. The Chicago data center market has two distinct sub-markets, one in Downtown Chicago and another in the western suburbs.
CoreSite Realty will pay $60 million to buy the Sunrise Technology Park in Northern Virginia, which will provide CoreSite with space to expand its Reston data center operation.
Digital Realty has acquired a former Motorola headquarters building in Franklin, Park, Illinois, according to local media. The deal positions Digital Realty for growth in the Suburban Chicago market, where cloud players are actively leasing data center space.
It’s getting tough to find space to build data centers in Santa Clara. That’s why Vantage Data Centers has secured a 9-acre site for a new cloud campus, which will be home to four data centers.
Central Colo has a new investor and CEO. Safanad, a global private equity firm with ambitions in the data center sector, has brought in industry veteran Ken Parent to help Central Colo fill its Silicon Valley data center and expand across the U.S.
Lincoln Rackhouse has acquired two data center in Northern Virginia from Netrality Properties, providing an entry point into one of the industry’s most active markets. The deal is part of a larger effort by Lincoln Rackhouse to build a national data center portfolio.
QTS Realty has become the master of the Internet-scale data center retrofit. It is now bringing this model to the Chicago market, which has been one of the most supply-constrained markets in the U.S.