T5 Data Centers of Atlanta and Dallas’ Lincoln Property Co. are joining forces to develop a 150,000-square-foot data center at Legacy business park in Plano. At full build-out, the fully equipped and operational data center—dubbed T5@Dallas—will provide 129,000 square feet of raised floor space and 18 megawatts of power.
The concrete facility will sit on 20 acres and withstand winds of up to 175 miles per hour. The first phase, slated for completion by June 2012, will provide three megawatts of critical power.
It’s the first Dallas location for T5, which also has data centers in Atlanta, Charlotte, and Los Angeles.
“In addition to being a great location for business, Dallas-Fort Worth has also established itself as one of the country’s premier locations for highly critical data center operations,” said Pete Marin, president of T5, in a statement.
According to the developers, the data suites will have secure and separate raised floor space, with “slab-to-deck, fire-rated partitions.” Tenants also will have secure and dedicated electrical, mechanical, and fiber infrastructure.
Lincoln Property Co. will help develop the center and oversee local marketing. Leasing activity is already under way. Martin Peck, senior vice president of the company’s data center division, Lincoln Rackhouse, said the project’s site in Legacy is a market differentiator.
“Today’s data center users are not only searching for robust and secure environments, but first class locations as well,” he said.