Internet Data Center – Global Crossing

The Internet Data Center project consisted of:

  • $1.2 billion capital program administration for the worldwide development of Internet data center/web hosting facilities
  • 13 data centers located in the United States, Australia, Europe, Asia and Latin America, each facility 100,000 sq. ft.
  • Over 14-month program/construction management effort

Project Highlights:

  • All project profit and loss responsibility, schedule accountability and team development decision making
  • Total international staff in excess of 150 professionals
  • Reengineered policy, procedure, protocol and standards for procurement of construction and real estate related services, materials and equipment
  • Realized total program savings to company in excess of $40 million through centralized procurement, pre-qualified contractors, pre-negotiated contracts, contract administration, and pursuit and recovery of previously abandoned landlord tenant improvement allowances
 

Owner and Contact Information:

Global Crossing/ Global Center, Exodus Communication, Cable & Wireless, Savis

Beezley Project Representative/Role:
Jonathan Levy, Sr. VP of Data Center Development
David Bentley, Owner’s Representative

Mark Ratoza, Construction Manager

Architects:

EYP Mission Critical/HP

General Contractor:

Various including Kajima, Stantech, White, Turner, Tishman and Bovis

Dollar Value:

$1.2 Billion Capital Program

Construction Dates:

2000

13 Locations:
• London, England
• Paris, France
• Amsterdam
• Munich, Germany
• Frankfurt, Germany
• Hong Kong
• Herndon, VA
• New York City, NY
• Boston (Waltham), MA
• Chicago, IL
• Anaheim, CA
• Sunnyvale, CA

• San Jose, CA