Investing in data centers

The more we do online – whether work or play – the more we require physical assets; storing data in the cloud requires data centers to house it. Growth in what is now the fifth-largest investment-grade real estate sector is being largely driven by a boom in construction for hyperscale data centers, but edge centers are also experiencing increased demand, providing plenty of options for investors.

Key trends in data center growth

The mounting carbon footprint is pushing data centers toward sustainability, with edge computing expected to expand rapidly over the next decade to meet energy efficiency needs.

Managers ride the data wave

The global data center sector is set for rapid growth thanks to content, the cloud and AI, and real estate investors are keen to tap into a structural growth opportunity.


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