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Digital Realty Buys Campus in Suburban Chicago

Digital Realty (DLR) has now entered the suburban Chicago market, acquiring a 575,000 square foot redevelopment property in Franklin Park, Ill. for $22.3 million. The three-building property has an existing tenant and considerable land to develop data centers. Read More

Jim Kerrigan, David Horowitz Join Avison Young

Data center real estate veterans Jim Kerrigan and David Horowitz have joined Avison Young’s brokerage operations in Chicago, the company said today. Kerrigan and Horowitz have joined Avison Young as Principals and will lead the company’s data center specialty efforts. Read More

Zayo Opens Colo Facility in Downtown Chicago

The Zayo Group is once again expanding its colocation footprint. This week the company said that its zColo subsidiary is opening a facility in downtown Chicago at 600 South Federal Street, a data center building operated by Digital Realty Trust. Read More

Largest Data Center Leases of 2011

Social media and service providers were the biggest adopters of wholesale data center space in 2011, according to data in a year-end roundup from Jim Kerrigan at the Grubb & Ellis National Data Center Practice. Read More

ServerCentral Expands as Growth Continues

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Server Central has expanded its data center footprint in the Chicago market, and provides an example of a local company bootstrapping its way to growth in a capital-intensive industry, moving up the value chain in the process to emerge as a regional player. Read More

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