Data Centres - Cushman & Wakefield

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Data Centres

The demand for data centre space is increasing at an accelerated rate, whilst the technology at the core of its operation is rapidly changing. Although cost remains key, there are many fundamental factors to consider for the provision of a data centre, which will impact all stakeholders, from landlord to end-user and operator to investor.

How can we help?

Our Data Centre Advisory Group provides strategic advice and real estate services to occupiers, landlords, investors and operators within the niche real estate asset class of data centres. We are a multi-disciplined team advising clients of all sizes and industries - every client engagement is unique, but the level of service and professionalism you can expect from Cushman & Wakefield remains the same. With our holistic understanding, of data centre provision, from development to occupation, we can provide best in class advice to ensure our clients receive added and measurable value.

Our services

Transactional services

  • Colocation
  • Property investment
  • Business investment
  • Property development
  • Business continuity and disaster recovery

Consultancy services

  • Site selection
  • Portfolio management
  • Strategic advice
  • Due diligence

Professional services

  • Valuation
  • Mechanical, electrical and building services
  • Facilities management
  • Project management and consultancy

For further information on our services, key achievements, track record and current engagements, please download our brochure here.

Global integration, resource and research

We have a strong record of accomplishment working with data centre occupiers, operators and investors across the globe. The Data Centre Advisory team extends to a 30-member international operation supported by C&W’s wider global broker network and research teams. We offer a fully integrated Data Centre Advisory global coverage working in partnership with our colleagues in the Americas and Asia-Pacific enabling us to support our clients with multi-national requirements in a consistent and truly collaborative way. For our larger clients with multiple locations, we have created an account management function, with a single point of contact able to manage multiple assignments. This has become increasingly important with decision-makers often based centrally, away from project locations.

Data Centre Risk Index

In partnership with engineering consultants Hurley Palmer Flatt and technology and security experts Source8, C&W produce the Data Centre Risk Index. The index ranks key established and emerging locations by the risks affecting data centre operations. It has been designed primarily to support data centre due diligence and senior decision making when considering global investment and deployment activities. A latest version, the Data Centre Risk Index 2013, features 30 countries, risks and country and regional market commentaries. The 2016 edition is due for publication in June. The Index has become an established document of reference, promoting debate in the industry. The Index is regularly cited in industry publications, the wider global media, press and data centre conferences.

Click here to download the Data Centre Risk Index.


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Research & Insight

Data Centre Risk Index 2016

Designed to support data centre due diligence and senior decision making when considering global investment and deployment activities the latest release of the Cushman & Wakefield 2016 Data Centre Risk Index ranks key established and emerging locations by the most appropriate risks affecting data centre operations in today’s current climate.

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Key Properties

Data Centres

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