TA Realty is one of the new entrants in the Northern Virginia data center market. It is building a large campus in Leesburg, and has ambitions to become a long-term player in the global market for digital infrastructure.
Yondr Group will develop renewable energy projects to support its data center campuses, a move that will help its customers reduce their environmental impact. The company is planning $2 billion in data center development across the Americas.
Yondr Group has big plans in Northern Virginia. The developer has acquired 270 acres of land, and plans to build 500 megawatts of data center capacity across Loudoun and Prince William counties.
Cologix says it has broken ground on a large data center campus in Northern Virginia, commencing construction on a planned 1 million square foot campus in the heart of “Data Center Alley” in Ashburn.
Equinix is expanding in Northern Virginia’s Data Center Alley, opening a new campus in Ashburn featuring an innovation lab and new design for a series of four-story data centers.
Plans are underway for a $360 million data center project in the heart of Data Center Alley in Ashburn, Virginia, situated at the most connected point on the Internet.
Data centers have provided an economic cushion for hard-hit county budgets in areas with clusters of cloud computing campuses. Data centers have been in growth mode, providing a bright spot as the pandemic has depressed revenues for state and county governments.
Microsoft has acquired land in the fast-growing Dulles Cloud Corridor in Northern Virginia, paying about $1.4 million an acre for land zoned for data center use.
Amazon Web Services is continuing to expand in Northern Virginia, including a massive data center campus just south of Dulles Airport, which could add up to 2.5 million square feet of cloud computing capacity.
Developers are racing to build more data centers in Northern Virginia to meet extraordinary demand for cloud computing resources due to the COVID-19 pandemic.