New Data Center on the way in Plano’s Booming Legacy Business Park

Steve Brown/Real Estate Editor Follow SteveBrownDMN Email stevebrown@dallasnews.com Published: June 20, 2016 10:32 am http://bizbeatblog.dallasnews.com/2016/06/new-datacenter-on-the-way-in-planos-booming-legacy-business-park.html/ The exploding demand for datacenter space in North Texas has developers scrambling to add new facilities. Partners T5 DataCenters and Lincoln Rackhouse — the data … Continued

Build or Lease: Eight Key Considerations for Data Centers

Steve Smith is Senior VP of Sales and Marketing for CoreSite http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/2016/06/07/build-or-lease-eight-key-considerations-for-data-centers/ Outsourcing data requirements to a third party for the first time can be nerve-racking. Endless requirements paired with an increased expectation for data performance puts IT in the … Continued

Hot Investment Niches

by Dees Stribling JUN022016 https://www.cpexecutive.com/post/investor-appetite-for-specialty-assets-grows/ A run of good fortune is prompting investors to ask not only what’s in store for the market as a whole but where to invest next. For a growing number of investors, niche markets provide … Continued

Data Center REITs Love Our Web Addiction

http://www.bloomberg.com/gadfly/articles/2016-05-18/data-center-reits-thrive-on-internet-addiction BY: RANI MOLLA May 18, 2016 11:00 AM CDT This is not news to you because you’re reading this column digitally or on your Bloomberg terminal: We all have a blossoming and apparently limitless addiction to the internet. But … Continued

Lincoln Enters Boston Market

TierPoint’s Boston Data Center Has a New Landlord BY YEVGENIY SVERDLIK ON MAY 4, 2016 http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/2016/05/04/tierpoints-boston-data-center-has-a-new-landlord/ Lincoln Rackhouse, a division of a Dallas-based real estate firm called Lincoln Property Company, has acquired a colocation data center in Marlborough, Massachusetts, which is about 30 … Continued

Texas Data Centers

Texas Lures Data Centers, Not for Jobs but for Revenue A showroom prototype of a customizable customer pod containing servers at Aligned Data Centers in Plano, Tex. The company has a program that lets clients pay only for the power … Continued

Data Centers – Leading REIT Sector in 2016

Six data center real estate investment trusts (REITs) are posting outsized returns this year. The sector has a market cap of $45.6 billion and year-to-date returns have totaled 13.06 percent, including a 3.01 percent dividend yield. One of these REITs, … Continued

Cities, not cornfields, draw data centers

Credit: Google Metro areas are prime areas for development By Patrick Thibodeau http://www.computerworld.com/article/3034989/data-center/cities-not-cornfields-draw-data-centers.html FOLLOW Computerworld | Feb 22, 2016 2:57 AM PT COMMENTS  Google built a data center in an Oregon town with a population of about 15,000. Yahoo established a chicken-coop style data … Continued

Telx Acquisition Closed, Here’s Digital Realty’s Plan

BY YEVGENIY SVERDLIK ON OCTOBER 14, 2015 http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/2015/10/14/telx-acquisition-closed-heres-digital-realtys-plan/ While some of the world’s biggest cloud data centers were designed and built by the cloud providers themselves – companies like Amazon, Microsoft, and Google – they represent only a part of … Continued