QTS Announces Development Team for Downtown Chicago Data Center

May 20, 2015 By MARLENA REED, QTS qts logo

Mortenson is leading the construction team for QTS Realty Trust's Chicago Data Center.

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...QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS), one of the nation's largest and fastest-growing providers of data center facilities and cloud services, and a leader in security and compliance, has selected the team of contractors that will develop its Chicago data center. Led by Mortenson Construction, the extended development team includes The Hill Group, Continental Electrical Construction Company, ESD, Inc., Corgan Associates, Inc., and DLB Associates Consulting Engineers.

"We're partnering with companies that understand the Chicago market and are innovative, experienced leaders in the construction of mission critical facilities," James Reinhart, Chief Operating Officer – Operations – QTS. "Together, we will bring a premium mega data center online in Chicago with the reliability, resiliency, and premium service for which QTS is known."

One of the largest builders in the Midwest, Mortenson Construction is renowned for work on mission critical facilities for elite technology and enterprise businesses across the country. The Hill Group, headquartered inFranklin Park, Illinois, has successfully completed more than 40 data center projects totaling more than 200MW of critical IT infrastructure. Chicago-based Continental Electrical Construction Company is one of the largest enterprises of its kind in the Midwest and has vast experience in mission critical design and construction...

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