Montreal Data Center Market

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Aptum Kirkland
17500 Trans Canada Hwy. S. Service Rd
Kirkland, QC, Canada, H9J2X8
  • 100,000 Gross SqFt
  • 16.5 Megawatts

Aptum Kirkland, formerly known as Cogeco Peer 1 Kirkland, was built to Tier 3 standards, the 100,000 square foot, secure facility is designed to Uptime Institute Standards and equipped with primary and secondary power redundancy.

Beanfield Montreal (Openface)
3445 av du Parc
Montreal, QC, H2X 2H6
  • 0.75 Megawatts
  • 15,000 Building SqFt

With proximity to ample hydroelectricity, the site has 750kW of reliable power onsite, redundant N+1 power availability 208VAC or 120VAC in 15A, 20A, 30A & 60A multiples in both single or 3-phase configurations.

The site was previously known at Openface Montreal before being acquired by Beanfield in February 2020.

Cologix MTL1
625 Rene-Levesque West
Montreal, QC H3B 1R2
  • 8,000 Gross SqFt
  • 1.0 Megawatts

The site was previously owned by Canix

Cologix MTL10-H
530 Rue Bériault
Longueuil, QC J4G 1S8, Canada
  • 105,000 Gross SqFt
  • 35.0 Megawatts

COLO-D2, located in Longueuil, offers a floor space of more than 180,000 sqft with a capacity of over 35 megawatts. Located less than 10 km from downtown Montreal

Cologix MTL2
3000 Rene-Levesque
Montreal, QC H3E 1T9
  • 12,000 Gross SqFt
  • 2.0 Megawatts

Located on Nun’s Island (Île des Sœurs) in Montréal, Québec, the purpose-built MTL2 colocation facility is one of seven Cologix data centres throughout Montréal, spanning approximately 100,000 SQF and including Montréal’s only carrier hotel.


The Montreal Data Center is drawing international attention yet is still relatively small compared to other North American markets. That might change over the next decade because Montreal has many ingredients to see robust growth.

The area has access to cheap and abundant hydroelectric power. Power rates range between 3.2 and 5 cents/kWh. he cool and dry climate in a stable geotechnical area offers data center operators an estimated 90% of free cooling hours per year based on facility design. The climate is cool and dry which offers data center operators an estimated 90% of free cooling hours per year.

Hazardous Risks

The area is in a stable geotechnical area with no risk of hurricanes. In winter, storms can bring snow and bitter cold.

Montreal Colocation Providers

  • Cologix has 7 sites and is the primary provider of peering and interconnection sites in Montreal.
  • ROOT is a growing provider with two sites. ROOT specializes in high power density deployments

Major Cloud Providers

The largest cloud companies have chosen Montreal as a data center location. Microsoft, Soflayer, Amazon, and Google have all chosen Montreal. Inexpensive green power and proximity to East coast population have driven their deployments.





Top Data Center Providers in Montreal

Sites Sites Gross SqFt Gross SqFt Power (MW) Power (MW)
Cologix 11 310,000 68.00
Compass Datacenters 2 201,000 39.00
Aptum Technologies 1 100,000 16.50
eStruxture 3 65,000 40.50
Vantage Data Centers 1 43,055 3.00
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Largest Data Centers in Montreal

Gross SqFt Gross SqFt Power (MW) Power (MW)
Compass Montreal II 175,000 30.00
Cologix MTL9-H 120,000 20.00
Cologix MTL10-H 105,000 35.00
Aptum Kirkland 100,000 16.50
Vantage Montréal 43,055 3.00
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Data Center Construction in Montreal

Company Region Name Site Name Building SqFt Gross SqFt Power (MWs) Estimated Launch
Cologix Montreal Cologix MTL10-H 80000 15.0
Total 0 80000 15.0

It's hard to get a good shot of the building with so many trees.
The Montreal Gazette's printing plant on St-Jacques St. when it was brand new in 2002. It was sold in 2017 to a data company.
Front Entrance to 19701
Posted in Compass Montreal II Source: ROOT
Satellite View of Internap's Montreal Site
Posted in Internap Montreal
It's hard to get a good shot of the building with so many trees.
Site is Surrounded by Trees
Posted in Internap Montreal

It's hard to get a good shot of the building with so many trees.

The Gazette Printing Plant Before Acquisition
Posted in eStruxture Montréal MTL2
The Montreal Gazette's printing plant on St-Jacques St. when it was brand new in 2002. It was sold in 2017 to a data company.
Montreal Gazette Building
Posted in eStruxture Montréal MTL2

The Montreal Gazette's printing plant on St-Jacques St. when it was brand new in 2002. It was sold in 2017 to a data company.

Source: Phil Carpenter - Montreal Gazette
Entrance of MLT2
Posted in eStruxture Montréal MTL2 Source: eStruxture
Data Center layout that shows expansion area
Posted in Ericson Vaudreuil
Construction of the Ericson Facility Almost Complete in 2016
Posted in Ericson Vaudreuil
Satellite View
Posted in Ericson Vaudreuil Source: Google Maps