Data center construction remains healthy, but oversupply a concern
Major tech firms and wholesale operators continue to expand their data center footprint
Facebook, Amazon, Microsoft, and Google are among the major tech companies investing heavily to build state-of-the-art data centers. The flurry of new construction activity, combined with news from Avison Young about the strong performance many wholesale data center operators are seeing, is a positive sign for the data center construction sector.
But industry experts are raising concern over a possible oversupply of wholesale space in the market, with some 1.9 million sf of available space across the U.S., according to CoStar Group's Randyl Drummer.
Read Drummer's report: "Robust Market for Data Centers Healthy Now, But Investors Worry About Oversupply"