As Northern Virginia sees a new surge in data center demand, officials in Loudoun County, Virginia have identified 43 new development sites to provide cloud builders with room to grow.
Colocation provider Central Colo has entered the Northern Virginia data center market, acquiring the Tyson Technology Center in Vienna from the Meridian Group for $96 million. The company has already installed its first new tenant.
Amazon’s cloud computing operation may soon have more than 1 gigawatt of power capacity supporting its huge US-East data center cluster, according to a Greenpeace analysis of the company’s energy use.
As data center demand has accelerated in Northern Virginia, developer David Tolson of DBT-DATA has shifted his focus from powered shell buildings to marketing shovel-ready vacant land near Ashburn.
RagingWire will begin construction this month on its VA3 data center, which will anchor a huge new campus in Ashburn, Virginia. The company will invest $160 million in VA3, which will be the first of six huge data centers at the site.
Ashburn, Virginia is the Internet’s boom town. Ashburn is seeing an unprecedented level of data center construction, and more is in the pipeline with three new players likely to enter the Northern Virginia market.
Amazon Web Services is expanding rapidly in Northern Virginia, adding data centers to boost capacity in its Amazon US East cloud region. A key partner in this effort is COPT, a real estate developer that works closely with the federal government.
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.
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.
Data center developers continue to buy up land and properties in Northern Virginia, seeking to keep pace with unprecedented levels of demand for server space for cloud computing providers. We summarize the latest action.