Tag: data center


Data center construction rides AI wave: CBRE director

August 22, 2023

Via: Construction Dive

Rapid growth in artificial intelligence is fueling data center demand, but power constraints are swelling building costs, said Gordon Dolven, director of Americas data center research at CBRE. Those construction costs have generally increased across all U.S. regions, yet the […]


Will Big Tech’s troubles kill data center construction?

November 29, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

Will the technology sell-off put an end to the data center construction boom? High inflation, rising interest and plummeting stocks are taking a toll on Big Tech. Meta, the parent company of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp, axed 11,000 jobs this […]


Sector watch: Data center construction will continue to surge in 2022

January 21, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

While that type of demand will likely cool off in 2022, a surge in orders by other users should keep activity in the sector humming along, according to industry experts, if enough workers can be found to build it out. […]


Data center construction market continues to boom

November 2, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Data center construction has exploded in recent years, with multiple states vying to lure internet giants in need of space for their physical computer systems. For example, Northern Virginia has become known as “Data Center Alley” because of the tech-focused […]

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High speed, high tech: how contractors keep up with data center construction

January 22, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

For construction companies building data centers, speed is everything. “End users aren’t looking to wait a year for a secure and reliable facility,” said Jason Walker, senior project manager for HITT Contracting. “So projects like Vantage’s … go from pad-ready […]