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

January 21, 2022


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.

According to a data center report from U.K.-based global real estate and infrastructure consultancy Turner & Townsend:

  • 95% of respondents predict data center construction demand in 2022 will be greater than 2021.
  • 82% of respondents rate data center construction market conditions as hot or overheating.
  • 70% of respondents consider the data center industry to be “recession proof.”

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