Data Center Company QTS to Develop Data Center Campus in Virginia

October 25, 2017
Data Center Company QTS to Develop Data Center Campus in Virginia
Data center company QTS Realty Trust (QTS) has announced it is to develop a data center campus in Ashburn, Virginia, United States. Established in 2005, QTS has headquarters in Overland Park, Kansas, United States. The company offers more than 5 million square feet of data center space and deals with around 1,000 customers globally. Over 50% of phase 1 of the new development has already been pre-leased.

QTS' move is designed to secure its position as the United States' Tier 1 data center leader. The company will purchase 52 acres of land in Ashburn at a price of $53 million. The site of the new center is adjacent to its campus in Dulles, Virginia. The new site "can ultimately support a total of more than 700,000 square feet of raised floor capacity and 140 megawatts of gross power". Phase 1 will be delivered mid-2018.

"We are excited to have additional sellable capacity in a strategic QTS market to expand our ecosystem of more than 130 customers currently supported within our Northern Virginia footprint," explained QTS' CEO and Chairman Mr. Chad Williams. "Our fully-integrated 3C platform, combined with mega data center scale, position QTS to take advantage of increasing hybrid IT requirements, particularly from hyperscale companies."

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