CAPRE Conference Coverage

Power Initiatives: ComEd and American Electric Power Executives Provide Primer on Federal and State Mandates and Incentives

Jul 13, 2017

CHICAGO, Illinois – A key ingredient to a recipe for success in the data center world is the ability to navigate and capitalize on government mandates and incentives. In an effort to better understand where the line is drawn between Federal legislation – which is usually IRS or tax-based — and State legislation – which […] more

CHICAGO, Illinois – A key ingredient to a recipe for success in the data center world is the ability to navigate and capitalize on government mandates and incentives. In an effort to better understand where the line is drawn between Federal legislation – which is usually IRS or tax-based — and State legislation – which […] more

The Impact of Hyperscale Clients on the Market

Jul 13, 2017

CHICAGO, IL – To many in the industry, the large, hyper-scale customers like Facebook, Microsoft, and Google are a necessary evil. Fifteen years ago, those firms were all outsourcing their colocation. Then, they blanketed the world with built facilities. Now, colocation seems to be back on the rise. So it leads many of us to […] more

CHICAGO, IL – To many in the industry, the large, hyper-scale customers like Facebook, Microsoft, and Google are a necessary evil. Fifteen years ago, those firms were all outsourcing their colocation. Then, they blanketed the world with built facilities. Now, colocation seems to be back on the rise. So it leads many of us to […] more

RagingWire’s Jim Leach on How and Why Global Matters

Jul 13, 2017

CHICAGO, Illinois – Recent developments in our industry, such as the flight to cloud and legal requirements regarding data privacy, regarding where data lives and how it travels, have led many industry insiders to ask “Does global even matter?” Or perhaps instead, should we keep our eyes peels for an explosion of the edge data […] more

CHICAGO, Illinois – Recent developments in our industry, such as the flight to cloud and legal requirements regarding data privacy, regarding where data lives and how it travels, have led many industry insiders to ask “Does global even matter?” Or perhaps instead, should we keep our eyes peels for an explosion of the edge data […] more

New Continuum’s Eli Scher on the Importance of Specialization

Jul 13, 2017

CHICAGO, IL – At a recent event, CapRate caught up with Eli Scher, Chairman and CEO of New Continuum about his thoughts on the secrets to success in the data center market. His answer in one word? Specialization. Still, that doesn’t mean Scher doesn’t appreciate the other facets of success. For example, he thinks it’s […] more

CHICAGO, IL – At a recent event, CapRate caught up with Eli Scher, Chairman and CEO of New Continuum about his thoughts on the secrets to success in the data center market. His answer in one word? Specialization. Still, that doesn’t mean Scher doesn’t appreciate the other facets of success. For example, he thinks it’s […] more

Do Renters Come to the Gold Coast for Quality of Life or to Acquire a Better One?

Jul 12, 2017

JERSEY CITY, New Jersey – What came first, the chicken or the egg? This question is as old as time, but that’s true in the Gold Coast Real Estate market as well – just with a caveat. Recent conversations among insiders have been about an interesting paradigm – are people moving to the Gold Coast […] more

JERSEY CITY, New Jersey – What came first, the chicken or the egg? This question is as old as time, but that’s true in the Gold Coast Real Estate market as well – just with a caveat. Recent conversations among insiders have been about an interesting paradigm – are people moving to the Gold Coast […] more

How to Find the Perfect New Jersey Gold Coast Commute

Jul 11, 2017

JERSEY CITY, New Jersey – In New York City (and everywhere around it), the topic of commuting never seems to leave the conversation, whether it’s a group of real estate brokers having a meeting or coworkers musing near the water cooler. Fortunately, recent activity in the Gold Coast provides the ideal opportunity to talk about […] more

JERSEY CITY, New Jersey – In New York City (and everywhere around it), the topic of commuting never seems to leave the conversation, whether it’s a group of real estate brokers having a meeting or coworkers musing near the water cooler. Fortunately, recent activity in the Gold Coast provides the ideal opportunity to talk about […] more

Variables in the “Cloud War”

Jul 10, 2017

CHICAGO, Illinois – The cloud war has lots of moving parts, both in the battle as well as the victory. According to Joseph Ryan, Chief Technology Officer for the Americas at JLL, though, you have to consider both the big picture as well as the details. “One aspect of the cloud is the build. The […] more

CHICAGO, Illinois – The cloud war has lots of moving parts, both in the battle as well as the victory. According to Joseph Ryan, Chief Technology Officer for the Americas at JLL, though, you have to consider both the big picture as well as the details. “One aspect of the cloud is the build. The […] more

Design Build vs Design Bid Build: Pros and Cons, Lessons and Warnings

Jul 10, 2017

CHICAGO, Illinois – We work in a rapidly changing data center landscape. It can be difficult to keep track of the latest trends. That problem magnifies when looking at macro-developments, such as delivery. So CapRate met up with some industry insiders to hear more about what kind of delivery is leading the pack, and what’s […] more

CHICAGO, Illinois – We work in a rapidly changing data center landscape. It can be difficult to keep track of the latest trends. That problem magnifies when looking at macro-developments, such as delivery. So CapRate met up with some industry insiders to hear more about what kind of delivery is leading the pack, and what’s […] more

Closed Power Plants: An Opportunity for Data Centers?

Jul 7, 2017

CHICAGO, Illinois – Forget retro-fitting legacy data centers. Lately, more and more insiders have been talking about refurbishing closed large, central-grid related power plants. Is that a new opportunity for folks building data centers? Google has led the way with its own purchase of a former TVA facility in Tennessee back in 2015. And it […] more

CHICAGO, Illinois – Forget retro-fitting legacy data centers. Lately, more and more insiders have been talking about refurbishing closed large, central-grid related power plants. Is that a new opportunity for folks building data centers? Google has led the way with its own purchase of a former TVA facility in Tennessee back in 2015. And it […] more

Key Factors to Consider When Evaluating a Potential Data Center Site in the Midwest

Jul 6, 2017

CHICAGO, Illinois – Latency, connectivity, tax advantages. These are the usual considerations when someone is considering a new market to open a data facilities. We all know the who, what, and why of the Northern Virginia market. But what about the Midwest? According to some industry insiders, it’s way more than just fly over country […] more

CHICAGO, Illinois – Latency, connectivity, tax advantages. These are the usual considerations when someone is considering a new market to open a data facilities. We all know the who, what, and why of the Northern Virginia market. But what about the Midwest? According to some industry insiders, it’s way more than just fly over country […] more