PROJECT COST: $70 Million

10. Cox Deer Valley Technology Center
10. Cox Deer Valley Technology Center

This 110,000-sq-ft technology center includes 40,000 sq ft of raised-floor computer environment, 10,000 sq ft of administration office space and 60,000 sq ft of mechanical and electrical support space. The structural pre-cast concrete building is designed to resist high wind forces and withstand a major disaster. The technology center is a highly robust, Tier III+ data center in its capacity, reliability and maintainability including security measures and redundancy in infrastructure. The facility can run all operations 24/7 without scheduled or unscheduled downtime. BIM was actively used throughout planning, design and construction.

Location: Phoenix, Ariz.
Started: January 2010
Target Completion: December 2010
Owner: Cox Enterprises, Inc.
Design Firm: Gensler
General Contractor: Holder Construction Co.
Civil Engineer: Evans, Kuhn & Associates
Structural Engineer: KSi Structural Engineers
MEP Engineer: CCG Facilities Integration
Subcontractors: Sturgeon Electric; IMCOR; Johnson Controls