Denver, CO—February 23, 2016—CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE:COR, news, filings), a premier provider of secure, reliable, high-performance data center and interconnection solutions across the U.S., announced today that it has executed a lease with a Fortune 500 Company at CoreSite’s 230,000 square-foot SV7 data center under construction on CoreSite’s Santa Clara Campus.
The new lease is for the entirety of the approximately 80,000 net rentable square feet associated with Phase 2 of SV7. CoreSite expects to commence construction on Phase 2 during the first quarter and substantially complete it by July 1, 2016, with the lease anticipated to commence upon substantial completion. This new lease and the 80,000 square-foot Phase 2 capacity is in addition to the 80,000 square-foot Phase 1 at SV7, of which 38,000 square feet is preleased as previously announced, with that lease expected to commence upon substantial completion of the Phase 1 capacity, also scheduled by July 1, 2016.
CoreSite’s development of SV7 reflects the company’s strategy of operating a national platform of network-dense, cloud-enabled data centers, hosting enterprises, networks and cloud service providers to enable high-performance applications among CoreSite’s customers. SV7 will offer a scalable, high-performance, enterprise-class colocation and interconnection solution with close proximity to the heart of the high-tech Silicon Valley market. SV7 will be the largest among CoreSite’s five-building, 619,000-square foot Santa Clara Campus (including buildings currently under construction), emerging as one of the leading hubs of interconnection and cloud services on the West Coast and the largest campus among CoreSite’s seven-building, 780,000-square foot Bay Area portfolio.
Beyond CoreSite’s highly regarded track record for security, reliability, compliance support, and customer service, CoreSite’s Bay Area portfolio serves as an important foundation for key network and cloud providers. From this foundation, CoreSite’s local, regional and global customers are able to obtain direct, scalable access to best-in-class technology service partners and accelerate performance and reduce cost and complexity. Important among the technology partners and services on CoreSite’s Bay Area platform are the following:
- A robust and rapidly growing community currently comprised of nearly 200 customers, including more than 125 network, cloud and IT service providers
- Direct access to leading global cloud providers
- Direct access to sub-sea cable systems connecting North America and Asia-Pac
- Access to CoreSite’s leading suite of interconnection services, including a) secure, managed private interconnections, b) the CoreSite Open Cloud Exchange providing dynamic access to on-demand cloud services, c) CoreSite’s Any2® Exchange for Internet peering, the largest IP exchange on the West Coast, and d) CoreSite’s Blended IP service
“We are pleased to add a new strategic anchor customer to SV7, while providing our customer with a scalable, high-performance data center solution,” said Tom Ray, CEO of CoreSite. “We are also pleased to bring valuable new technology and cloud services onto our Bay Area platform, with our new customer joining the large and growing group of international and national carriers, social media companies, cloud computing providers, media and entertainment firms, and enterprise customers accessible within our Silicon Valley portfolio.”
CoreSite’s 2016 guidance related to total operating revenue, adjusted EBITDA, FFO per share, and capital expenditures does not reflect this lease transaction. CoreSite will provide an update to annual guidance in connection with its first-quarter earnings release.
CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE:COR) delivers secure, reliable, high-performance data center and interconnection solutions to a growing customer ecosystem across eight key North American markets. More than 900 of the world’s leading enterprises, network operators, cloud providers, and supporting service providers choose CoreSite to connect, protect and optimize their performance-sensitive data, applications and computing workloads. Our scalable, flexible solutions and 350+ dedicated employees consistently deliver unmatched data center options — all of which leads to a best-in-class customer experience and lasting relationships. For more information, visitwww.CoreSite.com.
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