Harrison Street and 1547 Data Center Real Estate, an affiliate of fifteenfortyseven Critical Systems Realty, acquired a carrier hotel, colocation data center, and office building, in downtown Portland, Oregon. Pittock Block is a 302,200 square foot building that is also one of the most connected buildings in the U.S. The facility currently serves 179 service providers and is one of only two primary Internet Exchanges in the Northwest.
Serves 179 service providers
After the acquisition of the historic Wells Building, a carrier hotel and data center located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Pittock Block is the second investment for Harrison Street and 1547. The acquisition is also Harrison Street’s second carrier dense data center investment. J. Todd Raymond, CEO, 1547, said,
“Strategically located with direct access to seven subsea telecommunications cables, Pittock Block is a premier telecommunications Internet Exchange for the West Coast and represents the type of asset we are seeking to add to our connectivity-focused platform with Harrison Street.
We believe there is significant opportunity at Pittock as data center requirements continue to grow exponentially in the region. Our plan is to leverage the strong foundation built by the Pittock Block team and immediately expand data center and co-location capacity while simultaneously investing further into the building’s security and world-class meet-me-room.”
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