Weekly Data Centre News – 01/03/2024

Mar 1, 2024

Weekly Update! 19,000 subscribers… Thanks for the continued support, and it was great to see so many of you at Kickstart in Amsterdam. It has been another busy week in the world of data centres.. Busy, it is always busy.

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What has happened this week?


JLL: North American Data Center Report. Read here.

Data Center 50: The Hottest Data Center Companies Of 2024. Read here.

Colliers: 2024 Data Center Marketplace. Read here.

Q4 2023 colo earnings: Digital Realty, Equinix, Iron Mountain, American Tower, DigitalBridge. Read here.

European data centre market to attain 5.8GW total supply by 2024’s conclusion. Read here.

The North America Data Center Market is set for a significant surge with an expected growth from USD 26.67 billion in 2023 to a remarkable USD 55.83 billion by 2028. Read here.

Global Data Center Construction Market to Reach $371.7 Billion by 2030. Read here.


Huge artificial intelligence data centre coming to former Bucks machinery site. Read here.

Microsoft is proposing to develop a new UK data center campus on the site of a decommissioned power station in Eggborough, North Yorkshire. Read here.

AQ Compute launches maiden data center in Hønefoss, Norway. Read here.

Property investor Segro could develop up to 24 data centers across the UK and Europe after raising £900 million n a share issue. Read here.

Post-production firm Dirty Looks has committed to moving all its computing tasks onto Deep Green servers, which heat the pool at a Devon leisure center in the UK. Read here.

Green Mountain to host HPE AI and HPC workloads. Read here.

European data centres grapple with AI-driven demand for space. Read here.

77MW data center proposed for East London, UK. Read here.

Middle East & Africa

Gulf telcos enter MoU to link up Bahrain to the wider region. Read here.


Goodman Property Trust is setting up a new NZ$300 million fund to build data centers in Auckland, New Zealand. Read here.

AirTrunk has initiated the construction of its latest data center, AirTrunk OSK1. Read here.

Macquarie Technology Group is looking to expand its data center portfolio on the back of soaring demand for cloud and AI services. Read here.

Bridge Data Centres has expanded its presence by acquiring new land in Selangor for the development of its third data centre, MY02, in Cyberjaya. Read here.

CtrlS Datacenters Ltd., has announced that it is building its latest facility in Chennai. Read here.

Empyrion DC secures S$133m to refinance Singapore data center. Read here.

Telecommunications company Spark New Zealand plans to build a 10MW data center in Auckland’s North Shore. Read here.

Bitera, a world-class data center, officially held its Grand Launching on February 27, 2024. Read here.

DCI Indonesia has opened a new data center in Indonesian capital Jakarta. Read here.

North America

JK Land Holdings buys 108 acres for data center development in Ashburn, Virginia. Read here.

Meta announced plans to establish a new $800 million data center campus in Indiana. Read here.

Microsoft has bought more land outside Atlanta in Palmetto, Georgia. Read here.

Continent 8 launched a second data center in West Virginia. Read here.

Georgia Representatives have voted in favor of suspending tax breaks for data centers while a special commission reviews grid capacity in the state. Read here.

Vantage Data Centers announced two new regional (EMEA & US) Presidents to support further growth. Read here.

South America

Chile partially pulls Google data center permit. Read here.

ODATA Expands its operations in Mexico with the construction of two new Data Center Campuses. Read here.

Amazon Web Services plans to launch a cloud region in Mexico in early 2025. Read here.

Layer 9’s Project Falcon datacenter ambitions taking flight. Read here.

Other interesting articles

Data Centers: The Hubs of Digital Infrastructure. Read here.

Are Data Centres a Sustainable Heating Solution? Read here.

Rapidly evolving AI could spark data center innovation. Read here.

What’s next for data center design in 2024. Read here.

AI Is Exploding Data Center Energy Use. Read here.

A.I. Frenzy Complicates Efforts to Keep Power-Hungry Data Sites Green. Read here.

Data centres face tough challenges in meeting evolving needs of the digital age. Read here.

‘A New Era’: What Nvidia’s Rise Means For The Future Of Data Center Development. Read here.

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Have a great week.