WASHINGTON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. (NYSE:DFT, news, filings) today announced that it has completed commissioning and has opened Phase IIA of its SC1 data center located in Santa Clara, California. The phase is comprised of 9.1 megawatts of available critical load and is 77% leased on a critical load basis and 75% leased on a computer room square feet (“CRSF”) basis.
The Company also has commenced development of Phase IIB of its SC1 data center comprised of 9.1 megawatts of available critical load and is expected to be delivered in March of 2015. This will complete the build-out of SC1 which will total 36.4 megawatts of available critical load, 360,000 gross square feet and 176,000 CRSF.
The Company also commenced development of Phase I of its CH2 data center located in Elk Grove Village, Illinois. The phase will provide 7.1 megawatts of available critical load and is expected to deliver late summer 2015. CH2 will total 25.6 megawatts of available critical load, 338,000 gross square feet and 167,000 CRSF when fully built-out.
“The demand in both of these markets is strong, and we need available inventory to capture our share of it,” said Hossein Fateh, President and Chief Executive Officer of DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. “Our facilities continue to offer highly efficient, cost effective and robust solutions for our customers and provide the outsourced environments they require.”
About DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc.
DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. (NYSE: DFT) is a leading owner, developer, operator and manager of enterprise-class, carrier-neutral, large multi-tenanted wholesale data centers. The Company’s facilities are designed to offer highly specialized, efficient and safe computing environments in a low-cost operating model. The Company’s customers outsource their mission critical applications and include national and international enterprises across numerous industries, such as technology, Internet content providers, media, communications, cloud-based, healthcare and financial services. The Company’s ten data centers are located in four major U.S. markets, which total 2.6 million gross square feet and 227 megawatts of available critical load to power the servers and computing equipment of its customers. DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc., a real estate investment trust (REIT) is headquartered in Washington, DC. For more information, please visit www.dft.com.
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