Power Loft Plans Large Virginia Data Center

Total Site Solutions (TSS) said today that it has been hired to maintain a new 200,000 square foot data center being built by Power Loft @ Innovation LLC in Northern Virginia. The facility is under construction and expected to come online next year, and TSS expects to have 35 full time engineers, technicians and on-site security officers maintaining and protecting the site.

The TSS press release provided little information about the project. A little searching found that the Power Loft data center is located at the NT Innovation Park in Manassas, Virginia. Power Loft LLC is affiliated with several business units of Greyfields, a real estate private equity firm. The NT Innovation Park was purchased by Next Tier Equities (a Greyfields affiliate) in December 2005 to capitalize on the strong demand for mission-critical facilities in Northern Virginia. Next Tier was founded by Kevin Reardon, who previously worked as a principal and Chief Financial Officer at T-Rex Capital overseeing a portfolio of $400 million of mission critical, data center and commercial office assets. Reardon is also a principal in Greyfields, along with Robert Freeman, whow as previously a senior principal of Lazard Fr

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Rich Miller is the founder and editor at large of Data Center Knowledge, and has been reporting on the data center sector since 2000. He has tracked the growing impact of high-density computing on the power and cooling of data centers, and the resulting push for improved energy efficiency in these facilities.