Prime’s Los Angeles data center offers a unique combination of wholesale power capacity and connectivity options with low-cost dark fiber pairs for low-latency access to carrier hotels like One Wilshire.
With multiple international subsea cables landing in the region, the Los Angeles data center market is a critical network connection point between North America and APAC. Additionally, with numerous film, gaming and entertainment companies who call LA home, content optimization is king in LA.
Prime’s Los Angeles data center is located five minutes from the One Wilshire carrier hotel in Vernon, CA. The three-story facility features 33 megawatts and 242,495 square feet of capacity as well as multiple sustainability innovations such as Prime heat sink panels and waterless cooling.
1. Data centers on your terms: unique ownership and dynamic lease options
2. Lower data center cost basis (power and land)
3. Ample capacity for short / long-term growth
|OVERVIEW | The Los Angeles data center market plays a key role in global technology advancement due to its international subsea connectivity and the content creation of the numerous film, television, gaming and entertainment companies headquartered in Southern California.
The population of greater Los Angeles is 12.5 million with the city of LA at nearly 4 million. More than 50 of the Fortune 500 companies are headquartered in LA.
|Educated talent is easy to find in Southern California with 63 public and private universities in the region. Los Angeles also is served by multiple international airports for convenient travel with the busiest being LAX.
Los Angeles offers world-class amenities such as lodging, restaurants and entertainment options. Prime's Los Angeles data center is a few minutes from luxury hotels and upscale dowtown restaurants as well as LA Live.
|MARKET SIZE | Baxtel tracks 89 facilities in the Los Angeles data center market. The number is inclusive of colocation and wholesale offerings.
According to CBRE's latest report, Southern California saw the second-largest absorption of the secondary US data center markets with 7.9 MWs. Additionally, SoCal saw new inventory delivered totaling 139 MWs.
|Los Angeles data center vacancy has remained steady at 18.9% across all facilities. Wholesale power inventory continues to be a difficult find.
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|POWER | In Los Angeles, power is one of the market challenges. Historically, power costs have exceeded national averages and availability in the downtown market can be uncertain.
Vernon provides an excellent opportunity to be downtown, but reduce comparative power costs with the ability to procure a larger voltage and as a result, a lower rate.
|Renewable Power Sources | CA lawmakers passed Senate Bill 1020 calling for 90% renewable energy and zero-carbon electricity by the end of 2035 and 95% by the end of 2040 as milestones to an eventual target of 100% by 2045.
Power Provider Options | The largest providers serving downtown LA are LADWP and Southern California Edison (SCE). Prime secures power from Vernon utilities for an ideal alternative.
|NETWORK | The network story is where the Los Angeles data center market excels. With multiple downtown carrier hotels headlined by One Wilshire and multiple subsea cables landing in-region, LA data center customers have access to hundreds of carriers and can optimize network performance in the SoCal region, across the US and abroad. The downtown LA market is served by multiple fiber rings including Crown Castle fiber, which is accessible via Prime LAX-01. This gives customers access to every carrier hotel MMR with minimal latency.
|Network Performance | Los Angeles data centers provide low-latency performance to numerous regional hubs such as San Diego (4 MS RT), San Jose (9.5 MS RT) and Las Vegas (8.5 MS RT). Connectivity to APAC clocks in at 108 MS RT to Tokyo and 133.7 MS RT to Taipei.
|RISK PROFILE | Los Angeles has a strong city and county economy with multiple Fortune 500 enterprise organizations and media companies with headquarters in the region.
Risk of Natural Disaster - LA is at high risk for natural disasters with a score of 66%. The majority of recorded issues pertain to fires and earthquakes. The region is also experiencing rising summer temperatures and a draught, making water conservation a top priority.
|Societal Risk | Los Angeles is rated as "moderate" for societal risk, with the majority of recorded issues pertaining to property crime.
Terrorism Risk | Los Angeles was rated as neutral with regard to terrorist threat. As a major US economic center, LA is always on alert, but historical terrorist activity has been limited.
Our mission is to build your foundation for technology advancement. Your data will forever change the world. Talk with Prime about your goals in Los Angeles. Together, we will build a solution that helps ease short-term pressures with the long-term relationship in mind.