Developer CloudHQ has broken ground on a $2.5 billion data center campus in Mount Prospect, Illinois. The 1.5 million square foot campus marks CloudHQ’s entry into Suburban Chicago, which is seeing strong data center growth.
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Interest in the Greater Chicago data center market is on the rebound, sparked by economic incentives and new projects in both the Downtown and Suburban Chicago markets. That includes new projects from Aligned and Skybox Datacenters.
Prime Data Centers is entering the Suburban Chicago market in a big way. The developer says it will invest $1 billion to create a 750,000 square foot data center campus in Elk Grove Village.
Chicago has long served as a major infrastructure hub for the nation’s commerce, whether goods and services were conveyed by rail, road, air, or data packet. Eric Jacobs, CRO of Aligned, discusses the factors that make Chicago a prime location for data center investment.
Aligned is entering the Suburban Chicago market, and has broken ground on a 100-megawatt data center campus in Northlake, continuing to add capacity across the U.S.
Data center developer CoreSite is shifting from building mode to leasing as it brings fresh capacity online across its U.S. footprint, including new space in Chicago and Santa Clara.
T5 Data Centers is expanding its operations in the Greater Chicago market with the purchase of a 164,000-square-foot data center shell in the Elk Grove Technology Park.
An abundance of fiber providers and several Internet exchanges make Chicago a hub for content delivery services to a large portion of the American Midwest. This excerpt from a new special report on the Greater Chicago data center market highlights the Chicago market’s business environment, including factors like power, hazard risk, incentives, connectivity and more.
SBA Communications’ acquisition of a Chicago interconnection facility is the latest move by tower-focused real estate investment trusts (REITs) to establish a beachhead in the data center world.
Moves from CoreSite, RagingWire, STACK Infrastructure, Equinix, Iron Mountain and more have made 2019 a stand-out year for colocation development in Chicago. This excerpt from a new Data Center Frontier Special Report gives a full rundown of highlights of development activity in the Greater Chicago market for 2019.