505 N Railroad Ave - Digital Realty

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Digital Realty acquired the Northlake data center in October 2017 for $315 million from Validus Mission Critical REIT. Previously in 2014 Validus acquired the building from Assent Data Centers.

The Northlake site has 21 acres of land with room for expansion.

The 505 N Railroad is in close proximity to Digital's Franklin Park Campus, Elk Grove Campus and downtown. This Digital Chicago Campus covers 21 acres of land with access to major fiber networks and can support up to 8 MW of IT load at N+1 redundancies.

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0.40 miles Microsoft Chicago Northlake
0.48 miles Aligned Chicago ORD-01
Aligned's ORD-01 data center is a state-of-the-art facility located in Northlake, IL, just outside of downtown Chicago. At full build, Aligned’s Chicago campus covers 520,000 sq. ft. and offers ~ 100 MW of critical load.
0.54 miles Aligned ORD-02
Aligned's ORD-02 is a data center located in Northlake, IL near downtown Chicago. Part of Aligned's 18.5-acre hyperscale campus, ORD-02 offers exceptional connectivity at the convergence of over 12 metro/long-haul networks. At full build, ORD-02 building will provide 36MW of critical load capacity expandable to ~52 MW.
1.04 miles T5 Northlake IL
T5 Data Center is expanding its footprint in Chicago. T5@Chicago III will be build-to-suit, with the company spending more than $500 million to develop a three-story, 300,000 sq ft facility for multi-tenant or single-tenant operations.
2.77 miles 9355 Grand Ave
2.77 miles 9333 Grand Ave (DRT)
2.77 miles SingleHop Chicago
2.82 miles 9377 Grand Ave
2.83 miles Tierpoint Chicago West
2.84 miles Digital Chicago Franklin Park Campus on Grand Ave - Digital Realty
Digital Chicago is a master-planned 40-acre campus in the Village of Franklin Park. The campus has 3 existing buildings, totaling 574,994 sqft
4.55 miles DataBank (ORD4) Oak Brook
4.55 miles Verizon: Swift Dr
4.55 miles LexusNexis Oak Brook
4.66 miles Element Critical CH2
Element Critical acquired the site in January 2019 from Sungard. The facility was previously known as SunGard Wood Dale (341).
4.74 miles Element Critical CH1
Element Critical acquired the site in January 2019 from Sungard. The facility was previously known as SunGard Wood Dale (711).
5.24 miles Server Farm Oak Brook
The campus was originally built as the corporate headquarters of the Chicago Bridge & Iron Company (CB&I).
5.24 miles Verizon: (Oak Brook)
5.24 miles US Signal Oakbrook
800a 480V 3 phase 450kW diesel generator with 24 hour run time at full load 500kVa UPS capacity with battery backup
5.26 miles Lumen Broadview
5.36 miles NYI Chicago (Oak Brook)
5.56 miles Centersquare: Chicago ORD2
Cyxtera's CH3 Elk Grove site is across the street from the Digital Realty Chicago campus (former Dupont Fabros) and close to Equinix CH3.
5.70 miles 2299 Busse (CH2) Digital Realty
5.78 miles Rackspace Elk Grove ORD1
5.78 miles 2200 Busse Rd (CH1) DRT
5.79 miles Digital Elk Grove Village Campus
Digital Realty Trust's Chicago campus is massive and is split among 3 buildings. The campus was acquired from Dupont Fabros in September 2017.
5.79 miles HostPapa CH1
Formerly known as "ColoCrossing CH1"
5.79 miles ServerCentral CH1
5.84 miles 1450 E Devon Ave (CH3) DRT
5.97 miles EdgeConneX CHI01
6.01 miles Stream Chicago II
Stream Data Centers' Chicago II data center in Elk Grove Village, Illinois is a 226,000 square foot facility.
6.04 miles EdgeConneX CHI02
6.05 miles Skybox Chicago I
6.07 miles Equinix Chicago CH3
6.10 miles Stream Chicago I
6.49 miles Iron Mountain Chicago
First announced in 2018, the former Hart Schaffner Marx suit factory started construction in 2024.
6.57 miles CoreWeave: US Central ORD1
6.61 miles STACK Chicago CHI01
6.67 miles STACK CHI01B
STACK INFRASTRUCTURE CHI01B Chicago Data Center is located at 1441 Touhy Avenue, Elk Grove Village, IL, which currently offers 24 MW of critical power and 221,000 square feet of space.
6.74 miles NTT: 1200 N Arlington Heights (Planned)
NTT has acquired two office buildings in Chicago, Illinois, and plans to replace them with data centers.
6.79 miles NTT: 1250 N Arlington Heights (Planned)
In November 2023, NTT Global Data Centers in November paid $27.5 million for the building.
6.94 miles NTT Chicago CH1
RagingWire’s Chicago CH1 Data Center is under construction and in the pre-leasing stage. It will be a 654,000 square foot, 52 megawatt facility on a 19-acre fenced campus near Chicago.
6.95 miles 360TCS-Lombard
6.95 miles Digital Fortress: Chicago Lombard
7.60 miles Prime Elk Grove
Prime Data Centers is building a 750,000 square foot hyperscale data center campus in Elk Grove Village (Chicago), Illinois, which will comprise an investment of around $1 billion.
7.65 miles Prime: ORD1 Bldg B
Prime Data Centers is building a 750,000 square foot hyperscale data center campus in Elk Grove Village (Chicago), Illinois, which will comprise an investment of around $1 billion.
7.68 miles Prime: ORD1 Bldg C
Prime Data Centers is building a 750,000 square foot hyperscale data center campus in Elk Grove Village (Chicago), Illinois, which will comprise an investment of around $1 billion.
7.74 miles CyrusOne Chicago Lombard
9 MW of critical capacity Both a 1.5MW and a 2MW transformer
7.86 miles T5 Chicago II
T5 Chicago II campus is located at 200 Innovation Drive in the Elk Grove area.
8.01 miles Equinix Chicago CH7
8.02 miles CenturyLink: Arlington Heights
8.22 miles CloudHQ: Mount Prospect ORD2
CloudHQ is building a $2.5 billion data center campus at the former United Airlines world headquarters office campus in Mount Prospect, Illinois.
8.30 miles CloudHQ: Mount Prospect ORD1
CloudHQ is building a $2.5 billion data center campus at the former United Airlines world headquarters office campus in Mount Prospect, Illinois.
8.35 miles CloudHQ Mount Prospect ORD3
CloudHQ is building a $2.5 billion data center campus at the former United Airlines world headquarters office campus in Mount Prospect, Illinois.
8.73 miles Aligned: ORD-03
Aligned is about to build a datacenter campus after acquiring an assemblage of beleaguered office properties near O’Hare International. The company’s plan for the 36-acre site calls for a pair of two-story, 520,000-square-foot data centers.
10.92 miles Colocation America CH3
10.92 miles DataBank ORD3 Mount Prospect
12.39 miles Centersquare: Lisle CHI1
Centersquare's cloud-enabled Lisle data center is situated approximately 20 miles from O’Hare International airport.
12.44 miles Complete Source Schaumburg
12.79 miles Metro Edge: Illinois Medical District (IMD)
Commercial real estate investment firm Metro Edge Development is building a data center in Chicago, Illinois.
13.65 miles QTS Chicago
The campus was a former Sun Times Press Facility and was acquired in 2014
13.82 miles Lumen Chicago 2
13.90 miles Lumen Chicago 4
14.22 miles TierPoint Chicago Polk
14.24 miles EXA - 111 North Canal
Former GTT suite
14.24 miles Lumen Chicago 1
14.24 miles First Communications Chicago
14.37 miles Cogent Naperville
14.38 miles Server Farm Realty 840 South Canal
4 MW Critical Load on Each Floor (Floors 1-5) 130-160 Watts per Raised Floor SF
14.38 miles DataBank (ORD2) 840 S Canal
14.39 miles Lumen Chicago 6
14.49 miles CoreSite Chicago CH2
In February 2018, CoreSite acquired a two-acre land parcel in downtown Chicago, Illinois, on which CoreSite built CH2, a greenfield development of a 175,000-square-foot, turn-key, four-story data center supporting 18 critical megawatts of power capacity. The building was completed in June 2020.
14.52 miles Lumen Chicago 3
14.56 miles Cogent: 216 W Jackson
14.69 miles Netrality Chicago: 717 S Wells
The 10 story building was constructed in 1923 and eventually was converted into a data center.
14.70 miles Colo@ Chicago
14.70 miles Steadfast Chicago 725 Wells
14.70 miles Atlantic Metro ORD3
14.70 miles Crown Castle 725 S Wells
14.70 miles 725 S Wells - 1547 Critical Systems
1547 Acquired the site in December of 2018.
14.74 miles QuadraNet Chicago
14.74 miles InfoRelay Chicago
14.74 miles CoreSite Chicago CH1
Once owned by the Western Union company, the building was formerly known as "The Telegraph Building."
14.74 miles 365 Chicago
The site is a former Switch and Data site (also owned by Equinix for a short period.)
14.74 miles Cogent: 427 S LaSalle
14.78 miles Verizon: 140 S Dearborn
14.84 miles Cogent: 600 S Federal
14.84 miles Lumen Chicago 5
14.84 miles Colocation America CH2
14.84 miles 600 S Federal - Digital Realty
15.69 miles Microsoft Hoffman Estates 2
Microsoft Hoffman Estates data center campus is located on a 53-acre site on the north side of Lakewood Boulevard.
15.76 miles Centersquare: Chicago ORD1(B, C & D)
Digital Realty Trust owns the building at 350 Cermak and is CTL's Landlord.
15.77 miles Atlantic Metro ORD0
15.77 miles Steadfast Chicago 350 E Cermak
15.77 miles Centersquare: Chicago ORD1
Centersquare's ORD1 site is located in the heart of the Chicago Financial District on the 7th floor of an 8-story building on a fiber-linked campus.
15.77 miles Colocation America CH1
15.77 miles 350 E Cermak - Digital Realty
15.77 miles Equinix Chicago CH1, CH2, & CH4
Equinix distinctly separates CH1, CH2, and CH4 into separate data centers, but in reality, the sites are in the same building.
15.78 miles ServerCentral Chicago DRT-CH1
15.85 miles Microsoft Hoffman Estates 1
Microsoft Hoffman Estates data center campus is located on a 53-acre site on the north side of Lakewood Boulevard.
16.38 miles NetSource Chicago
17.14 miles 1547 Chicago Midway Technology Centre
17.59 miles New Continuum: 603 Discovery
18.64 miles Edged Energy: Aurora, Chicago
The new data center campus, known as Aurora TechPark, facility will offer 100 MW of capacity built to handle dense AI-driven workloads on their way to transforming the IT industry.
18.70 miles 4267 Meridian Pkwy: Lincoln Rackhouse
The facility was acquired when Lincoln Rackhouse acquired Bytegrid in 2019.
18.72 miles Edged Energy: Chicago ORD02
The new data center campus, known as Aurora TechPark, facility will offer 100 MW of capacity built to handle dense AI-driven workloads on their way to transforming the IT industry.
18.84 miles Edged Energy: Chicago ORD03
The new data center campus, known as Aurora TechPark, facility will offer 100 MW of capacity built to handle dense AI-driven workloads on their way to transforming the IT industry.
18.98 miles CyrusOne: Bilter Road campus
CyrusOne plans to develop a pair of new data centers in Aurora, Illinois, a project that will also include the construction of three 350-foot telecommunication towers.
19.02 miles CyrusOne Chicago Aurora CME
In 2016, CyrusOne acquired the CME data center for $130 million. CME hosts its electronic trading platform CME Globex on site. Globex will continue to be hosted on site as part of the 15-year lease agreement between CyrusOne and CME.
19.07 miles CyrusOne: Aurora CHI2
The CyrusOne CHI2 data center is located on 16 acres, 45 minutes southwest of Chicago O'Hare International Airport.
19.10 miles CyrusOne: Bilter Rd Bldg 2
CyrusOne plans to develop a pair of new data centers in Aurora, Illinois, a project that will also include the construction of three 350-foot telecommunication towers.
19.23 miles Compass Hoffman Estates
19.24 miles CyrusOne: CHI2 Bldg 2
CyrusOne's CHI2 second building is located at 2805 Diehl Road, Aurora, IL.

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Digital Realty Trust, a real estate investment trust (REIT), engages in the ownership, acquisition, development, redevelopment, and management of of strategically located properties containing applications and operations critical to the day-to-day operations of technology industry tenants and corporate enterprise datacenter users.

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505_north_railroad_ave_br-pdf August 2018

PDF data sheet for the site.