Global developer, owner operator, and service provider of hyperscale data centers, Yondr Group, has completed the acquisition of 270 acres of premium real estate in Loudoun and Prince William Counties, Virginia, in cooperation with JK Land Holdings (JKLH). The sites will be capable of delivering 500MW of IT capacity.
The new location is close to key fiber and electricity transmission lines in Northern Virginia. Yondr hopes to have its first data center capacity operational by late 2022.
“With our Americas expansion plan in full swing, being strategically located in Northern Virginia will allow our clients to access the country’s largest data center corridor,” said Éanna Murphy, Senior Vice President of Operations, Americas at Yondr Group. “Our partnership with JK Land Holdings and support from both county governments will allow our clients to grow at scale in this metro.”
‘Growing Big Data and Cloud Needs’
“Demand for data centers continues to grow exponentially,” said Chuck Kuhn, CEO, JK Land Holdings, and Founder and CEO, JK Moving Services, one of the largest independently owned and operated moving companies in the US. “With our leadership in real estate acquisitions and Yondr’s expertise in developing state of the art data center facilities, we look forward to partnering to meet the nation’s growing big data and cloud needs.”
“Northern Virginia is one of the many milestones Yondr is working towards as we expand in the United States, Canada and Latin America, as part of our global scaling strategy,” said Pete Jones, Chief Development Officer and Founder at Yondr Group. “With projects currently under development in London, Frankfurt, Berlin, Jakarta, Indonesia and in multiple cities in India, the addition of Northern Virginia reinforces Yondr’s commitment to deliver data centers across five continents by 2024.”