ARTICLES LABELLED WITH TAG data centre

17
Nov
2021

Data centre investors and developers face growth pains

by Property Forum
Data centres remain one of the fastest growing real estate segments as the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated favourable secular trends, but developers and investors looking for high yields and promising stable cash flows face specific risks. Scope Ratings says managing the risks, particularly those related to energy and the environment, has become particularly challenging today.
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23
Jun
2021

How do data centres consume energy?

by Property Forum
Economic progress inevitably brings increased demand for electric energy. In a historical context, coal-fuelled growth in the 19th century, oil facilitated the expansion of the global economy in the 20th century and data is stoking today’s economic progress. Data centres are the most rapidly growing segment of real estate and operating them requires an enormous amount of energy. Janusz Gutowski, CEO AXI IMMO Services at the AXI IMMO Group highlights the key issues around data centres’ demand for energy and explains what the alternative sources of energy for the sector are. 
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15
Jun
2021

7R wants to build data centres

by Property Forum
The data centre market in Poland is worth over PLN 2 billion, according to a PMR report. The number of local companies that are deciding to outsource IT services and implement cloud solutions is growing. This trend means that international technology giants and companies from the CEE region are looking to establish a presence in Poland. In response to their needs, 7R, as part of its expansion strategy, has decided to expand its offer to include data processing centers.
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08
Mar
2021

Warsaw becomes hotspot for data centre development

by Property Forum
Warsaw is one of the top ten cities for data centre development in the category of power cost and environmental risk, reveals a new report from Cushman & Wakefield. In addition to Warsaw, the top ten markets for data centres by industrial power cost include Montreal, Reykjavik, Johannesburg, Portland, Vancouver, Salt Lake City, Dallas, Atlanta, and Seattle, with some focusing on the use of renewables, thereby offering the lowest costs in the long term.
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17
Nov
2020

Investment into data centres heats up in Europe

by Property Forum
Iceland, Sweden and Norway show top potential for hyperscale and cloud-scale data centre investment, followed closely by Denmark and the Netherlands according to research from Savills. The CEE region is also becoming more important in strategic plans for key players, with Poland having the potential of being in its heart.
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13
Oct
2020

Poland’s data centre market set for dynamic growth

by Property Forum
Data centres are becoming an important segment of commercial real estate and the COVID-19 pandemic turned out to be an impulse for its accelerated growth. There are currently 115 data centres in Poland, of which the highest number is located in Warsaw (35), Katowice and Kraków (13 each). Axi Immo anticipates the market to develop further, especially following the decision by IT giants Google and Microsoft to add Warsaw to their list of global cloud regions, with a pledged investment of $2 billion and $1 billion respectively over the coming years. Axi Immo experts have prepared a report on the Polish data centre market, its requirements and specific features.
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13
Oct
2020

European data centre investment volume skyrockets

by Property Forum
There was a monumental €26 billion (£23.5 billion) investment into the European data centre sector for the first half of 2020, despite the impact of COVID-19, according to a report by Knight Frank in partnership with DC Byte. This is over four times the $5 billion annual average figure and a colossal increase on last year’s $2 billion investment volumes. Take-up in H1 2020 was also 50% higher year-on-year at 282MW.
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18
Aug
2020

Warsaw and Prague among Europe’s hotspots for data centre development

by Property Forum
New research from Cushman & Wakefield has identified Berlin, Reykjavik, Oslo, Warsaw, Zurich, Milan, Vienna, Madrid and Prague as emerging hotspots for data centre development in Europe. The European data centre market has long been dominated by the ‘FLAP-D’ markets of Frankfurt, London, Amsterdam, Paris and Dublin, cities with their own deep business and financial sectors to serve. While these markets are still critical to the data centre ecosystem as entry points - and with over 500 MW of construction underway among them - interest in the FLAP-D markets is now competing with physical limitations including a lack of energy to power the centres, limited stock and a need to be closer to regional users.
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28
May
2020

KKR commits $1 billion to data centre platform in Europe

by Property Forum
Global investment firm KKR and Franek Sodzawiczny, a leading data centre entrepreneur and executive, announced the formation of Global Technical Realty, a build-to-suit and roll-up acquisition data centre platform in Europe.
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19
Jun
2018

Data centres rise as investment products

by Property Forum
Romania ranks 6th in the top destinations in the data centres market in Europe, while the Nordics and the Netherlands occupy the first positions, according to Savills’ new Data Centre Investment Index. The number of data centres is multiplying to accommodate the surging demand for data storage. Thus, the need to have smaller scale domestic facilities to comply with data and privacy laws is set to lead to an uptick in activity across all of Europe.
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New appointments

  • BNP Paribas Real Estate Poland strengthens its Capital Markets department. Bartłomiej Sutkowski, a highly valued expert with almost 15 years of experience within the real estate industry will be its new Associate DIrector.
  • MDC2 COO and co-founder Jeremy Cordery was recently appointed as a Board Member of the company’s Board of Directors and will be an active member of the following committees: ESG, IC and Audit & Risk.
  • Avison Young announced Karolina Pruchniewska’s promotion to the role of Communications Manager CEE. Based in Poland, Karolina will be responsible for enhancing brand awareness of the company in Central and Eastern Europe, supporting Avison Young in Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Romania also regarding internal communication within the firm. She will also be still managing marketing & PR activities of the Polish branch of Avison Young.


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