Cologix Columbus COL1, COL2: Cologix Building New Datacenter in Columbus

Sep 07, 2016 | Posted by tbrown

Cologix Building $130M Data Center in Growing Columbus Metro

Data center provider Cologix has kicked off construction of a $130 million data center in Columbus, Ohio, which will be the third facility on the company’s campus in the Midwestern business hub.

The company expects to launch the first phase of what it expects will ultimately be a 160,000-square foot, 18MW data center in mid-2017.

Columbus is a good example of secondary US data center markets Cologix has primarily focused on. While it isn’t as big as New York, Northern Virginia, or Silicon Valley, it has a growing population and a robust business ecosystem.

The Denver-based data center provider also has facilities in Dallas, Jacksonville, Minneapolis, New Jersey, Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, and Lakeland, Florida. New Jersey is the latest market it added to its portfolio when it acquired a data center provider called Net Access in October 2015 after raising $225 million in debt to finance expansion...

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