CyrusOne’s $490 million acquisition of two facilities from Sentinel Data Centers highlights the growth opportunity in the Southeast, where low power costs have attracted investment in Internet infrastructure.
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.
Sentinel Data Centers says it sees the potential for the Research Triangle area of North Carolina to develop into a strong market for wholesale data center leasing. The company is expanding its facility in Durham, adding 120,000 square feet of space.
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