Known to be already prosperous city from scratch Fayetteville, which has ties to Georgia’s television and film industries, also claims ownership of the world’s largest data center of its kind to serve the Atlanta metropolitan area’s surging demand for reliable power and fiber connectivity. Officials announced today.
Kansas-based Quality Technology Services (QTS) will build the world’s largest multi-tenant data center on 615 acres of current farmland just west of downtown Fayetteville, according to CBRE officials who brokered the deal. We plan to develop our campus and expand our footprint in the Atlanta metropolitan area.
More than three times the size of Piedmont Park, the property is northeast of Peachtree City and about 25 miles south of downtown Atlanta. It’s located roughly on the northwest corner of Georgia Highway 54 and Veterans Parkway, a representative told Urbanize Atlanta.
The Fayette County Development Authority sold the property to QTS for just under $154 million. explained As ‘eye-opening’ by local rate standards.
CBRE officials describe the deal as one of the largest metro Atlanta land deals closed this year.
Fayette County Development Authority president Megan Baker said in a press release today that complex transactions include “multiple landowners and option owners, annexations and rezoning, large-scale utility improvements, and tax incentives,” he said.
CBRE report Atlanta currently has 249.5 megawatts of data center capacity, far less than rival metropolitan areas. Yes, and the current stock of empty space in the subway is only 3.6%.
data center dynamics QTS reportedly could spend $1 billion to develop the Fayetteville site. The site spans 1.5 million square feet and is reportedly capable of generating an additional 250 megawatts of data center capacity.
QTS closer to the city center is already Expanding It is the largest data center in the Southeast with an additional 36 acres along West Marietta Street and a branch of the future Atlanta Beltline. The first phase of its development, called “Project Granite,” includes 1.15 million square feet (mostly two data centers and approximately 250,000 square feet of office space).
The company also operates a 385,000 square foot facility in the city of Suwanee in Gwinnett County, northeast of Atlanta.
Tim Huffman, executive vice president of CBRE in Atlanta, said in today’s announcement: “Metro He One of Atlanta’s key drivers is his easy access to reliable power and fiber connectivity. [plus] Short infrastructure delivery lead time and low cost. ”
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