GTR - GB1
MEP Design of 3No. 13.5MW Buildings on a 40.5MW Campus
Global Technical Realty (GTR), a $1bn European build-to-suit acquisition data centre platform, has reached an agreement with SEGRO to develop a data centre campus in Slough, UK, to meet demand from high-growth global technology companies.
Upon completion, the campus will be the largest in the area with a total IT load of 40.5MW. This represents GTR’s first investment in the UK since the company was launched last year by leading global investment firm KKR and Franek Sodzawiczny, a highly experienced and successful serial entrepreneur in the data centre sector who has a focus on delivering leading-edge designs that support sustainability objectives.
The development will be delivered in two phases and is expected to be fully operational in Q4 2022. The campus is located in the UK’s premier data centre and communications hub, home to 90% of current London data centre demand. The site will comprise of three independent data centres capable of operating individually, or as one interlinked campus, designed and developed by SEGRO to GTR’s specifications. Each building will accommodate over 5,375sqm of net technical area and a 13.5 MW IT load
Desco have supported Global Technical Realty (GTR) and Mercury since January 2021, GB1 is the first of a number of projects with this team.