Digital Realty Leases First Dallas Building

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An aerial view of the massive Digital Realty Data Center Park in Richardson, Texas.

Digital Realty Trust has fully leased the first redeveloped building at its Datacenter Park – Dallas property located in Richardson, Texas, the company said today. The 105,000 square foot building at 1232 Alma Road was built out as a multi-tenant data center facility with 13 megawatts of IT capacity. The building houses tenants from the financial services, consumer products, colocation and managed services sectors, as well as international network providers.

The 69-acre Datacenter Park – Dallas property includes seven buildings ranging from 15,000 to 250,000 square feet, with a total of 797,000 square feet. An on-site 40 megawatt substation can be expanded to 125 megawatts, with fiber connectivity from multiple providers. Digital Realty Trust (DLR) is underway on the second phase of development and leasing at the campus.

Company Cites Strong Demand in Dallas

“Datacenter Park – Dallas is the premier data center property for customers in Texas because of the quality of the data center space we are building out, the volume of affordable power, the available fiber connectivity and many other factors that make it an ideal home for companies seeking data center space,” said Brent Behrman, Senior Vice President at Digital Realty Trust.

“Our redevelopment of the property is delivering first-class data center space to a market that has very strong demand from companies based in North Texas as well as from national and multinational corporations with operations in the Dallas-Fort Worth area,” Behrman added. “Regardless of size, our customers can expect the same high level of quality, reliability, security and attention at all of our facilities.”

Digital Realty Trust is underway on the second phase of development and leasing at the seven-building campus, which totals 796,000 square feet. The 69-acre property, located in the heart of Texas’ Telecom Corridor®, also contains several developable land sites and a private substation with 40 MW of immediate availability that is expandable to up to 125 MW.

Digital Realty Trust is the world’s largest operator of data center facilities. The company’s portfolio comprises 97 properties consisting of 135 buildings and 17.2 million net rentable square feet, including 2.2 million square feet of space held for redevelopment. The portfolio is strategically located in 29 key technology markets throughout North America, Europe, Singapore and Australia.

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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.

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