CAPRE Digital Infrastructure Weekly Roundup for September 19

Vantage Data Centers Continues to Expand in the World’s Largest Two Markets: Vantage Data Centers, a leading global provider of hyperscale data center campuses, announced that the company is accelerating its ongoing investment and expansion in the world’s two largest data center markets. With the substantial increase in customer demand for premiere hyperscale data center space in recent months, Vantage has begun construction on additional data center facilities at its growing Northern Virginia campus and its second Silicon Valley campus. The Northern Virginia market continues to lead the world in size, and, according to datacenterHawk, Data Center Alley had more absorption in Q2 2020 alone than it did in all of 2019. Vantage is benefitting from this increased demand and has started construction on the next facility on its Ashburn campus to meet the growing number of customer requirements. VA12 is the second of five planned facilities on the 42-acre campus, which will include more than 1 million square feet and 146MW of IT capacity once fully developed. Upon completion, VA12 will consist of 36MW of IT capacity and more than 250,000 square feet. Phase 1 is expected to be operational in Q1 2021. Vantage is also expanding its presence in Silicon Valley as the company has begun construction of CA23 on its second Santa Clara campus, which will include a total of three facilities and 77MW of IT capacity upon completion. This newest facility will consist of more than…