Chicago Data Center Operator Placed by WiredRE with Top Property Owner

Las Vegas, NV and Chicago, IL May 7, 2013

Key Highlights:

  • WiredRE clients include major technology firms and over half of the top US banks.
  • Chicago colocation data center operator was placed within 90 days of engagement.
  • The placement was valued at over $60 million and included a six-month lead time.

Wired Real Estate Group Inc. (“WiredRE”), the nation’s leading data center advisor, has announced success in the Chicago colocation and data center market, placing a regional colocation company with one of the nation’s top property owners. This announcement follows recent announcements by WiredRE of their collaboration with DBT-DATA, a 470,000 square foot owner of data centers in Ashburn, Virginia, and WiredRE’s pending purchase of data center research firm Applied Computer Research.

“Cloud and colocation data center firms are sophisticated and demanding of their infrastructure,” commented Everett Thompson, CEO, WiredRE. “This transaction is a reflection of our unique methodology, our success in the Chicago Data Center market and our singular focus on cloud, colocation and data center advisory.”

WiredRE, approaching its sixth year in business, has advised the top and most demanding users of cloud, colocation, and data centers, including over half of the top and most admired investment banks in the US. The firm also recently announced collaboration with DBT-DATA of Ashburn, Virginia. DBT-DATA has been developing mission-critical data center properties for years in the Ashburn data center cluster exclusively. Each of DBT’s facilities is within 300 yards of Equinix peering points and each site features access to the Woodlawn Conduit System.

About Wired Real Estate Group Inc.

WiredRE is the nation’s leading colocation and data center real estate advisory firm. The firm advises on data center design, PR, planning, brokerage and finance. WiredRE counts over half of the top and most admired investment banks in the US as clients. Nationally, the firm represents major data center developments in Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Chicago, Ashburn, Virginia, and San Francisco. For more information about WiredRE and its approach to data center PR, data center design, data center research and data center finance, or to search over 1600 data center locations, visit


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