Vantage Data Centers chooses Goodyear for a 160MW Campus
The first wholesale data center campus to break ground in the West Valley
GOODYEAR, Ariz. (January 8, 2019) -- Vantage Data Centers, a leading provider of wholesale data centers in North America, has chosen Goodyear, Arizona to build a mega-scale data center campus. The 50 acre project will be located at the southeast corner of Van Buren Street and Bullard Avenue and will encompass three data center buildings and office space.
The campus will total 160MW of critical load, the amount of power in megawatts required to keep the data centers’ most critical services running. Once completed, the campus will contain more than 1-million-square-feet of space. It will be the largest of Vantage’s current and planned campuses once fully developed.
“We are excited Vantage chose Goodyear for its largest data center campus to date,” said Goodyear’s Mayor Georgia Lord. “This innovative company leads the way in energy efficient, sustainable data centers, and they are changing the landscape of the West Valley to a forward-thinking focus. We welcome them to our growing cluster of technology-based businesses and foresee a great partnership emerging.”
Design, site plan approval and permitting are underway with construction expected to begin in early 2019. The first 32MW data center is anticipated to be online in early 2020.
“We continue to strategically expand Vantage’s footprint based on customer and market demands,” said Sureel Choksi, President and CEO of Vantage Data Centers. “This newest development in Goodyear is an ideal location for our customers due to its low power costs, rich national fiber-optic connectivity, and the city’s supportive development processes. Our strong sales pipeline is a testament that customers are attracted to our high-quality data centers with a focus on sustainable development and operational excellence.”
About City of Goodyear
Goodyear, Arizona has a diverse blend of amenities with abundant business, cultural, educational and entertainment resources. Today, the city’s population is more than 84,000 and features a highly educated and skilled workforce, just minutes from the heart of Downtown Phoenix. The low cost of doing business, robust transportation options, fiber connectivity and a lot of southwest charm create the right economic conditions to power any business. Goodyear is one of the most dynamic and rapidly growing regions in the nation and spring training home to MLB’s Cleveland Indians and Cincinnati Reds. Fortune 500 companies, including Amazon, Lockheed Martin, Ball, Dick's Sporting Goods, UPS, and Darden Restaurants have chosen Goodyear as the place to be.
For more information, visit www.goodyearaz.gov or call Goodyear City Hall at 623-932-3910.
About Vantage Data Centers
Vantage Data Centers is a leading North American wholesale data center provider in six strategic markets: Silicon Valley; Northern Virginia; Phoenix; Quincy, Washington; Montreal and Quebec City, Canada. Vantage has nine operational facilities totaling 92MW of capacity and five additional facilities currently under development totaling 103MW. The company provides highly scalable, flexible and efficient data center solutions to hyperscale, cloud and enterprise customers, offering unique value through its commitment to exceptional customer service and sustainability.
For more information, visit www.vantagedatacenters.com
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