How much will the Big 6 public data center companies invest in developing new space in 2014?

Answer: The Big 6 public data centers include EQIX, DLR, DFT, COR, CONE and QTS. In 2014 these companies report their estimated development capital expense to be $2.1 to $2.3 billion, including land and construction. Assuming a cost of $8 million per megawatt, this would correlated to roughly 250 MW of capacity.