Northern Virginia Data Center Growth on Overdrive

Nov. 3, 2017
It’s getting hard to keep track of all the activity in the fast-paced Northern Virginia data center market. We’re here to help with this guide to the latest players and deals in “Data Center Alley.”

The Northern Virginia Data Center market shows no sign of slowing. In fact, 2017 has been chock full of news about future data centers, with new players entering the market and construction and expansion announcements from existing players. In “Data Center Alley,” it may seem hard to keep track of all the activity.

Data Center Frontier Special Report: The Northern Virginia Data Center Market. Download it now.

We’ve got you covered. To get a handle on the fast-paced growth in Northern Virginia data center market, Data Center Frontier has compiled the top news from the region over the past few months, as well as a special data center market report providing a deep dive on market trends.

Read on to stay current on the latest action:

CloudBoom: Leasing, Land Deals Surge in Northern Virginia: The growth of cloud computing continues to transform the landscape in “Data Center Alley,” the fast-growing data center hub in Northern Virginia.

Vantage Plans $1 Billion Northern Virginia Data Center Campus: Vantage Data Centers has acquired 42 acres of land in Loudoun County’s “Data Center Alley” where it plans to build more than 1 million square feet of data center space.

Digital Realty Readies Massive Expansion in Ashburn: As Digital Realty completes its acquisition of DFT, it prepares to deliver the first phase of a massive new campus in Ashburn, Virginia.

The front facade of Sterling V, showing the glass exterior on the three-story Class A office space. (Photo: RIch Miller)

At CyrusOne, More Sky for Bigger Clouds: CyrusOne’s newest data center in Sterling, Virginia showcases how the company’s focus on scale and speed of delivery is winning hyperscale deals.

CloudHQ Unveils Massive New Manassas Data Center: CloudHQ has completed its 43 megawatt data center in Manassas, Virginia, which includes a 35-megawatt lease with an anchor tenant. The massive facility marks CloudHQ’s entry into the Northern Virginia market.

Iron Mountain Steps Up Its Data Center Ambitions: As it opens its new Northern Virginia data center campus in Manassas, Iron Mountain outlines plans for future growth, including new construction as well as acquisitions.

A new Amazon data center under construction in Sterling, Virginia. (Photo: Rich Miller)

Looks Like Amazon: More Data Centers Coming to Ashburn: COPT, which is the primary landlord for Amazon Web Services in Northern Virginia, is building two data centers in Ashburn for an unnamed tenant.

Ashburn Church Property May Become Data Center: A church located in the heart of “Data Center Alley” in Northern Virginia has decided to sell its property to a data center developer.

Keep pace with the fact-moving world of data centers and cloud computing by following us on Twitter and Facebook, connecting with Data Center Frontier editor Rich Miller on LinkedIn, and signing up for our weekly newspaper using the form below. 

Sponsored Recommendations

The AI Disruption: Challenges and Guidance for Data Center Design

From large training clusters to small edge inference servers, AI is becoming a larger percentage of data center workloads. Learn more.

A better approach to boost data center capacity – Supply capacity agreements

Explore a transformative approach to data center capacity planning with insights on supply capacity agreements, addressing the impact of COVID-19, the AI race, and the evolving...

How Modernizing Aging Data Center Infrastructure Improves Sustainability

Explore the path to improved sustainability in data centers by modernizing aging infrastructure, uncovering challenges, three effective approaches, and specific examples outlined...

How Modern DCIM Helps Multi-Tenant Colocation Data Centers Be More Competitive

Discover the transformative impact of modern DCIM software on multi-tenant colocation data centers, enhancing competitiveness through improved resiliency, security, environmental...


Cooling the AI Revolution in Data Centers

Nathan Blom of Iceotope Technologies explains that by aligning liquid cooling strategies with broader business objectives, organizations can accelerate innovation, improve cost...

White Papers

Get the full report

A Modern Approach to Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity: What You Need to Know

July 8, 2022
DartPoints presents three questions to consider when creating disaster recovery and business continuity plans.