DRT Chicago Campus (CH1/CH2/CH3)

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Site: DRT Chicago Campus (CH1/CH2/CH3)

Company: Digital Realty Trust
Metro: Chicago
State: Illinois
Country: United States
Region: North America
Short Code: DFT CH1, CH2, CH3
Address: 2200 Busse Rd., Elk Grove Village, IL
Total Building SqFt: 1,125,642
Gross SqFt: 548,766
Total Power: 87.6 Megawatts
Ownership: Digital Realty Trust owns the building.

Digital Realty Trust's Chicago campus is massive and is split among 3 buildings. The campus was acquired from Dupont Fabros in September 2017.

The first phase of DFT's CH3 facility will be completed in Q1 2018.

Site Address Building SqFt Gross SqFt Power (MW) Opened
DFT CH1 2200 Busse Road 485,000 230,000 36.4 2008
DFT CH2 2299 Busse Road 335,642 160,600 25.6 2015
DFT CH3 1450 E Devon Avenue 305,000 157,500 25.6 Q1 2018
Total 1,125,642 548,766 87.6


The facility is constructed in two phases of 18.2 MW of Critical Load each; Phase I was delivered in August 2008, with Phase 2 delivered in February 2011. Clients are able to lease one or multiple dedicated computer rooms each with independent redundancy and security.

Colocation Resellers:

Digital Realty is a Datacenter wholesale provider and will not sell in cabinets or cages. The following resellers have set up their own colocation to provide managed services and small colo configurations.

  • Choopa
  • Server Central


The DRT Dark Fiber Network connects CH1, CH2, and CH3 datacenters so that one can access service from any carrier on the Chicago campus. Dupont Fabros does not charge a MRC (Monthly Recurring Charge) for Cross Connects.


2200 Busse Rd., Elk Grove Village, IL

SITES within 15 miles of DRT Chicago Campus (CH1/CH2/CH3)

Show SqM

Distance Site name SqFt MW
0.00 miles ColoCrossing CH1 10,000
0.00 miles ServerCentral CH1 18,000 2.60
0.02 miles Rackspace Elk Grove ORD1 96,232 15.60
0.20 miles 2299 Busse (CH2) Digital Realty 7.10
0.28 miles Cyxtera Elk Grove CH3 163,747 17.60
0.60 miles Equinix Chicago CH3 272,103 10.80
0.69 miles EdgeConneX CHI02 19,875 2.00
0.73 miles EdgeConneX CHI01 90,000 20.00
0.74 miles Edgeconnex Chicago
0.78 miles STACK Chicago 13.00