Sabey Data Centers is adding capacity on both coasts, with expansions underway in Ashburn and the Pacific Northwest. Sabey now operates more than 3 million square feet of data center space across the U.S.,
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.
Greenpeace says Virginia utility Dominion Energy has not kept pace with the data center industry’s appetite for renewable energy. The environmental group singled out Amazon Web Service for its rate of adoption of green power.
Infrastructure funds and sovereign wealth funds are becoming more active in the data center sector, creating new companies and investing in data center construction.
Hyperscale deals helped data center operators lease 270 megawatts of capacity in Northern Virginia during 2018, more than doubling the region’s previous record for annual absorption. What’s ahead for 2019?
In a hyperscale deal that reflects the intersection of power and data, Digital Realty has procured 80 megawatts of solar power for Facebook in Northern Virginia.
STACK Infrastructure has launched a new brand and data center platform play, with the backing of IPI Data Center Partners and assets acquired from Infomart and T5 Data Centers.
Cologix Plans a 100 megawatt data center campus in Ashburn, Va. with a design adapted from newly-acquired hyperscale specialist COLO-D. The campus will be built on the current site of the Christian Fellowship Church.
Legislation making qualified data center facilities exempt from Virginia’s sales and use taxes went into effect in 2009. To qualify, data center providers must spend at least $150 million and create between 25-50 new jobs in the area. Those tax breaks have since been extended through 2035. A new Data Center Frontier report explores the business environment and the positive trends spurred by Northern Virginia data center tax incentives.