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2022 Global Data Center Market Comparison
January 13, 2022, 6:41:54 p.m.
Explore a unique way to assess and score 55 global primary and emerging data center markets utilizing 13 criteria.
The last two years have been remarkable in many ways. Industries across the board have been confronted with change and disruption—and the data center industry has been no exception. In early 2020, many businesses faced a sudden and heightened need for greater cloud technology to connect a dispersed workforce and enable people to do their jobs in a work-from-home environment. The trend continued in 2021 as cloud migration accelerated, the need for data centers continued to grow and as major data-producing platforms—hyperscalers like Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Alibaba, Apple and others—spread their data center footprints throughout the world. Today, the question is no longer whether the largest hyperscale data center users will expand to new regions each year, but how many will expand and how quickly.
EMEA Data Centre Update
January 5, 2022, 2:22:02 p.m.
Despite ongoing concerns on hyperscale development across the continent, over 800 MW of data centre space is under construction in the core FLAP-D markets, half of which is in the greater London area. Sustainability requirements have shifted to the forefront, with a variety of methods to re-use excess heat and create more efficient facilities under deeper review and beginning to execute. Political headwinds continue with the moratorium in Amsterdam and concerns in Frankfurt and Dublin, though an expanded use of renewable energy could assist in loosening these concerns. The investment market will likely remain in the background into 2022 with the focus squarely on development.
APAC Data Center Update - Fall 2021
October 22, 2021, 6:39:54 p.m.
Continued growth across the reviewed markets of Hong Kong, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo, and Jakarta collectively have 750 MW under construction.
Demand from both American and Chinese domiciled hyperscale’s continues to push the greater APAC region forward, with new companies emerging to service this demand. Pan-Asian portfolios are beginning to surface despite the different political, regulatory, and development requirements across the region. The industry remains exceptionally positive and makes advance progress regarding sustainability.
US Data Center Update - Summer 2021
August 5, 2021, 2:03:33 p.m.
Of the seven markets covered in our latest U.S. update, a total of 1.2 GW is under construction, assisting with new supply to ease local area pressure. The investment market remains very strong, with several large portfolio, M&A, and individual asset deals as new and current investors snap up all they can find.
Canada Data Center Update - Summer 2021
August 5, 2021, 2:00:52 p.m.
For Canadian markets, the story remains constant, with Toronto of continued interest by occupiers and Montreal still suffering from an overhang of vacancy that is getting absorbed very slowly.
What's next for data centers in India?
August 3, 2021, 1:34:14 p.m.
The Asia Pacific data centre market is accelerating dramatically and India is under a spotlight with interest evinced from global & local investors and operators. In our webinar on 8th July, our experts shared their insights on key global industry trends, the growing Asia Pacific market and its impact on India.
APAC Data Centre Update – Spring 2021
May 6, 2021, 6:57:38 p.m.
Remarkable growth across the greater Asia Pacific region has continued in recent months, as large corporations and government agencies alike push forward their moves to the cloud and continued IT transformation. While quality sites are increasingly hard to acquire across the region, this has stimulated multi-floor data centre construction and pushes toward greater efficiency that are now reflected across the globe.
Date Centre European Secondary Markets: The Growth Story for the New Decade
October 19, 2020, 2:44:31 p.m.
Data centre development across Europe has long centred around what were first known as the FLAP markets: Frankfurt, London, Amsterdam, and Paris, major global cities each with deep business and financial sectors. As these markets continue to thrive, a host of newer locations have joined the data centre landscape as operators respond to client demand across the region.
Amsterdam Summer 2020 Data Center Marketbeat Report
August 6, 2020, 11:21:33 a.m.
Amsterdam has attracted many new service providers in recent months, confirming the attraction of the area despite the pause on construction.
Data Center Opportunity: 250 Williams Street
February 4, 2020, 8:01:02 p.m.
Cushman & Wakefield is proud to announce our new data center location at 250 Williams Street, located in the heart of downtown Atlanta offering immediately available space for lease.
Seattle Data Center MarketBeat Report - Fall 2019
December 10, 2019, 6:09:57 p.m.
Seattle remains the sleeping giant of the data center realm, populated by leading global data center operators yet not achieving primary market status as was once expected.
Salt Lake City Data Center MarketBeat Report - Fall 2019
December 10, 2019, 6:09:56 p.m.
Salt Lake City sits among several western US markets that often receive far greater acclaim yet has far lower vacancy and local demand from a burgeoning tech sector
Portland Data Center MarketBeat Report - Fall 2019
December 10, 2019, 6:09:54 p.m.
After many years of expectations, Portland is finally hitting its stride with multiple new operators arriving in-market.
Minneapolis Data Center MarketBeat Report - Fall 2019
December 10, 2019, 6:09:52 p.m.
Minneapolis has become a financial, healthcare and scientific research hub of the Midwest, with the second largest economy in the region behind Chicago.
Pittsburgh Data Center MarketBeat Report - Fall 2019
December 10, 2019, 6:09:49 p.m.
Pittsburgh remains a mid-tier edge market, with interest from certain smaller national providers and tighter vacancy than most.
Boston Data Center MarketBeat Report - Fall 2019
December 10, 2019, 6:09:47 p.m.
Boston is a locally-driven data center market, with the many biotech and software companies driven by the university ecosystem taking down small deployments as required.