Company: Morlin Management
Metro: Los Angeles
Country: United States
Region: North America
Total Office SqFt: 450,000
Gross SqFt: 282,000
Total Power: ??? NN
Ownership: Morlin Management owns the building.
West 7 Center, as the building is now called, is one of the largest mixed use office and telecommunications buildings in greater Los Angeles.
The building's twelve stories include nine stories above grade used for general office space, and three floors of telecommunications, data centers and the building's central plant below grade. There are over 30 tenants at the Garland Center.
West 7 Center is a Tier III data center facility built with mission critical infrastructure, 24/7 on-site engineering and security support, located in the heart of downtown Los Angeles. The facility has nine floors of office space and 340,000 RSF of data center space on three subterranean levels. The facility is supported by the Building’s two central plants with a total of 16.9 MW of generator-backed power, 3,000 kW of Building UPS power and 9,000 tons of cooling capacity for telecom, mission critical, colocation and data center operations.
- Constructed in 1983 as an operations center for First Interstate Bank, the Garland Center sits just west of the 110 Freeway in City West.
- Rising Realty Partners acquired the building in 2016 for $210 million. The building was renamed "West 7 Center" after it was acquired.
West 7 Center Amenities:
- 24 x 7 on-site engineering & security
- Abundant covered parking on site
- ATM Machines
- Cafeteria and gift shop
- 112 seat Auditorium
- Patio seating area
- Thirteen (13) passenger elevators + two (2) freight elevators
The 2006 MySpace Outage
MySpace's prolonged outage in July of 2006 was caused by a power failure at 1200 W 7th. A heat wave caused utility blackout and the UPS infrastructure at the building failed. Source: NBC News