Publishing date: 11/06/2021
Stockland to build new data centre in Macquarie Park, Sydney
Australian real estate firm Stockland is to build a new data centre in Sydney, possibly for Amazon Web Services.
The company was recently granted permission to build a new facility at the M_Park business park in Macquarie Park, to the north of Sydney.
The data centre will have an end-value of AU$264 million (US$204.3 million).
Fastweb opens data centre in Rome
Italian telco Fastweb has opened a new data centre in Rome, Italy.
The new facility is the Swisscom subsidiary’s second data centre alongside its existing site in Milan.
The new data centre, located at the Tecnopolo Tiburtino technology park, is 100 percent powered by renewable energy.
DCI to build data centre in Auckland, New Zealand
DCI Data Centers is expanding into New Zealand.
The company this week said it has been granted New Zealand Overseas Investment Office (OIO) consent to purchase land for a new data centre in Auckland.
DCI AKL01 will be located on a site at Westgate in north-west Auckland.
The company hasn’t provided timelines for when the facility might come online.
Real estate firm Hickory plans 36MW facility in Melbourne
Australian real estate development firm Hickory is moving into the data centre space and will build its first facility in Melbourne.
The company is now planning to build a 36MW facility on a site in Truganina in west Melbourne.
Development on the 3.5-hectare site will start later this year pending development approval from Wyndham City Council, and will have 25,000 square metres of floor space across 12 data halls. The company expects to invest AU$500 million in the project, but it is confident of filling the space quickly.