Dell Buys Washington State Land for Possible Data Center
The technology company Dell (www.dell.com) has paid $ 3.6 million for a parcel of land in the state of Washington, near the main data center events the likes of Microsoft, Yahoo, Intuit and Sabey Corp. , according to local reports.
According to a report by Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce, the County Treasurer’s Office said Dell Marketing LP paid more than $ 3.6 million for the land in Quincy, Washington The news site also reported that Port of Quincy Commissioner had said Curt Morris land was purchased to build a Tier IV data center is now known as “Roosevelt Project,” which could be as large as 250,000 square feet.
A Dell spokesman told the Seattle Journal of Commerce: “I can confirm we have made a strategic investment for possible future expansion of our operations,” without going into details.
Dell’s property is near the Microsoft data center in the farming of land north of the city, Pat Boss, a business affairs consultant for the Port of Quincy, said local news source Wenatchee World. Chief noted that the low-cost electricity, and lucrative tax incentives data center rural developments into account in the decision to build in Quincy. “There is no doubt paved the way incentives to Dell and are likely to do so for other companies,” said the head of the Wenatchee World.
The initial specifications of the data center, as reported by The Wenatchee Business Journal, called for seven megawatts of power, which ultimately could increase to 30 megawatts.
In addition to examining the sites in Grant County, where Quincy, Dell reported also considered sites in Douglas County, on the border with Grant County to the north.