Digital Realty has acquired a chunk of prime real estate in the heart of “Data Center Alley” in Northern Virginia, adjacent to the Equinix campus in Ashburn.
The new CoreSite campus in Northern Virginia includes a four-story infrastructure tower, which centralizes the mechanical and electrical equipment supporting the first phase of the campus.
The Northern Virginia data center market is seeing a surge in supply and an even bigger surge in demand. Data Center Frontier explores trends, stats and future expectations for the No. 1 data center market in the country.
QTS Data Centers has formed a joint venture with global infrastructure investor Alinda Capital Partners that could provide up to $1 billion in funding for future data center construction, starting with a campus in Manassas, Virginia.
Vantage Data Centers is in growth mode in 2019. The company has just completed its new data center campus in Ashburn, Virginia, and raised $675 million to fund its expansion.
Infrastructure funds and sovereign wealth funds are becoming more active in the data center sector, creating new companies and investing in data center construction.
Many of the top-read stories on Data Center Frontier in 2017 focused on the growth of AWS’ cloud, including Amazon’s movement and growth in data center markets across the country. Learn more about how Amazon grew this year.