CoreSite Announces Illinois Data Center Tax Incentive Opportunity
- CoreSite Pursuing Final Incentive Agreement -
- CoreSite On Track to Deliver Phase 1 of its
State of Illinois Data Center Investment Act and CoreSite’s Application
“The Illinois Data Center Investment Act is a great economic development opportunity for
CoreSite is building its new data center facility, known as “CH2”, in the heart of downtown
CH2 is part of a connected campus, leveraging CoreSite’s existing CH1 data center, one of the top interconnected buildings in
- content providers,
- network options of over 40+ domestic and international carriers,
- leading cloud service providers with native cloud on-ramps, and
- best-of-breed solution partners
This strong ecosystem is designed to support the digital transformation and hybrid and multi cloud demands of businesses with increasing data environments, high performance needs, growing interoperability demands and a need to be located near the network edge.
CoreSite Requirements for the Data Centers Investment Program
The Investment Program requires CoreSite to achieve the following at its CH2 location –
Create 20 new full-time equivalent jobs and make a capital investment, together with its customers qualifying investments*, of at least
$250 millionin a 60-month period, and
- Obtain and maintain the requisite building certification, including, but not limited to, ENERGY STAR, a qualifying environmental-friendly program approved by the Investment Program
*This tax incentive is expected to be extended to CoreSite’s participating customers for buying equipment as part of locating in CoreSite’s qualifying new CH2 data center.
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Vice President Investor Relations and Corporate Communications