T5 Data Centers today announced plans for a new wholesale data center in Plano, Texas, a suburb of Dallas. T5 will partner with Lincoln Property Company on the [email protected] facility on a 20-acre site at the Legacy In Plano business park.
The project will feature 129,000 square feet of raised floor and 18 megawatts of critical power at full build-out, with the first 3 megawatt phase expected to come online in June of 2012. [email protected] is a 150,000 square foot “purpose-built” data center shell built on a 20-acre site.
The Plano project is the latest expansion by T5 Data Centers, which now has data center properties in Atlanta, Los Angeles and North Carolina. Lincoln Property Company, will assist in the development of the facility and will be responsible for the local marketing of the project.
"In addition to being a great location for business, Dallas/Fort Worth has also established itself as one of the country’s premier locations for highly critical data center operations," said Pete Marin, President of T5. "Couple this with corporate America’s growing demand for 'purpose built' data center space and [email protected] further solidifies our position as a premier data center operator with a national footprint."
"Today’s data center users are not only searching for robust and secure environments but first class locations as well. [email protected] will be the best data center in the best location for business in Texas,” said Martin Peck, Senior Vice President for Lincoln Property Company.
Leasing is currently underway. Each data suite will have secure and separate raised floor space separated from other tenants. T5’s design and MEP architecture allows tenants to have secure and dedicated electrical, mechanical, and fiber infrastructure.