The Hub Commentary_
As a native Virginian, this is very positive news for the area in general from housing, jobs and quality of life. The extension of incentives aligns with the growth of cloud providers and Amazon already has a stake in the Ashburn data center craze already.
I arrived back in this area during the dot.com bust and it was disheartening to see the number of empty buildings along the Dulles tech corridor. Good to see the expansion and growth and the foresight to take advantage of this period of high tech growth in this region.
Is it news to say that the data center business is booming in Ashburn, Virginia? Not exactly, as the town in Loudoun County has been a key connectivity hub since the early days of the Internet. But recent groundbreakings, facility openings and leases make it clear that Ashburn’s prominent place in the geography of the data center industry continues undiminished. (Read Full Article…)