Cologix MIN1, MIN2, and MIN3

511 11th Avenue South

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Cologix's Three Data Centers in 511 Carrier Hotel

  • Cologix's Minnesota's 3 data centers are located within the 511 carrier hotel. The 511 11th Avenue Building, located across the street from the Metrodome (home of the Minnesota Vikings) was under threat of being torn down to make room for a new stadium, but the building was saved. [1]
  • MIN1 is the Building's MMR
  • In Aug 2020, Cologix acquired vXchnge's data center in the 511 Building. vXchnge acquired the site from SunGard in 2015.

MIN1, MIN2, MIN3 Breakdown:

Site Gross SqFt Date
MIN1 9,500 May 2012 [2]
MIN2 7,500 Jan 2014 [3]
MIN3 28,000 March 2015 [4]
MIN4 16,000 August 2020 [5]
Total 61,000

DEED Sales Tax Incentive Program

Cologix's MIN3 data center has qualified for Minnesota’s Department of Employment and Economic Development’s (DEED) sales tax incentive program, which oers tax rebates for certain new data centers and their end customers. Any new equipment or software, that you purchase in Minneapolis to deploy in Cologix’s MIN3 data center, would be qualied for a tax rebate for the state/municipal sales tax rebate (7.75%).


1. MPR Article Feb 3, 2012
2. Biz Jornal Article May 16, 2012
3. Data Center Knowledge Article Jan 8, 2014
4. Data Center Knowledge Article March 5, 2015
5. Coglix acquires vXchnge Data Center August 20, 2020

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Sites within 15 miles of Cologix MIN1, MIN2, and MIN3

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0.00 miles DataBank Minneapolis MSP4
In 2020, DataBank acquired the facility from Zayo.
0.00 miles Lumen Minneapolis 2
0.00 miles Level3 Minneapolis (511 11th)
0.01 miles 511 Building - Minnesota Technology Center
0.76 miles Level3 Minneapolis (222 South 9th)
0.76 miles T5@Minneapolis
0.91 miles Verizon: 250 Marquette
The site is a previous XO Communications facility
0.91 miles Cogent: 250 Marquette
1.87 miles Verizon: 1200 Washington
Former XO Communications site
5.25 miles H5 Minneapolis
8.28 miles OneNeck Saint Paul
8.36 miles Consolidated Edina
8.36 miles Databank Minneapolis Edina MSP1
9.32 miles Lumen Minnetonka
9.71 miles EdgeConnex Minneapolis
9.81 miles Unisys Eagan
9.92 miles OneNeck Eden Prairie
10.61 miles DataBank Minneapolis Eagan MSP2
13.57 miles DataBank Brooklyn Park MSP3
14.81 miles IronGate Woodbury
16.71 miles Cyxtera Minneapolis MP2
18.66 miles Facebook Rosemount, MN (Proposed)
18.80 miles Flexential Minneapolis

Cologix MIN1, MIN2, and MIN3 Data Center Photos

Cologix Minneapolis is located within the 511 Building

511 Building - Minnesota Technology Center
Source: Tony Webster

Operating Company

Cologix Inc. is a network-neutral interconnection and colocation data center company headquartered in Denver. Cologix provides data center and interconnection solutions from 25 prime interconnection locations across 9 strategic North American edge markets. Cologix has over 1,600 customers.

Cologix History

Operational since December 2010, Cologix has completed nine acquisitions and announced six new market expansions:

  • Acquisition: The Dallas INFOMART data center suite from NaviSite
  • Acquisition: Canix Colo located in Montreal, Canada
  • Acquisition: Telehouse Centre Canada, located in Toronto and Vancouver, Canada
  • Acquisition: Standard Connections, located in Toronto, Canada
  • Acquisition: The Minnesota Gateway, located in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • Acquisition: Carrier Connex, located in Toronto, Canada
  • Expansion: 12,000 SQF expansion in the Dallas INFOMART building in Dallas, Texas
  • Expansion: 20,000 SQF expansion in 905 King Street West in downtown Toronto, Ontario
  • Expansion: 26,000 SQF expansion in 1155 University Street in downtown Montreal, Quebec
  • Expansion: 15,000 SQF expansion in 1050 West Pender in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Acquisition: JAX Meet-Me-ME Room located in 421 West Church Street in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Expansion: 28,000 SQF expansion in 511 11th Avenue South in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 2014 Acquisition: DataCenter.BZ located in Columbus, Ohio
  • Expansion: 2.7 acres land acquisition in Columbus, Ohio immediately adjacent to existing 5-acre data center campus
  • Sept 2014 Acquisition: Colo5 data centers in Jacksonville and Lakeland, Florida
  • Oct 2015 Net Access (NAC) acquisition added 3 data centers and 1 disaster recovery center in New Jersey.
  • June 2018 Bill Fathers replaced Grant van Rooyen as Cologix CEO
35 Facilities Owned
11 Markets Served
246.4 Megawatts
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minneapolis-data-center-min-1 December 2018

MIN1 data sheet (pdf)

minneapolis-data-center-min-2 December 2018

MIN2 data sheet (pdf)

minneapolis-data-center-min-3 December 2018

MIN3 data sheet (pdf)

cologix-minnesota-datacenter-tax-incentive-handout December 2018

DEED Sales Tax Incentive Program details for MIN3