Originally posted on Data Center POST

fifteenfortyseven Critical Systems Realty (1547), a leading developer, operator, and owner of highly-interconnected, custom-designed data centers in North America, announced that the company has partnered with Harrison Street, one of the leading investment management firms exclusively focused on alternative real assets. Together, the two companies will begin their seventh data center endeavor to purchase the iconic Chase Tower in McAllen, TX, one of the most important Internet exchange locations for telecommunication traffic between Texas and Mexico. 

Chase Tower is a major telecommunications hub in McAllen, TX and has over 209,000 square feet of space that serves as the financial center for the Rio Grande Valley region. The tower has 46 different carrier networks established inside which makes it an ideal location for data centers and telecommunication hubs. The property’s two-carrier neutral meet-me-rooms (“MMR”) provide customers access to short-haul, long-haul, and dark fiber providers.

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