TAMPA, Fla.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Carter Validus Mission Critical REIT, Inc. (“CVMC REIT”) announced that it has acquired the AT&T Data Center property in Waukesha, WI for approximately $52,000,000. The property is strategically located 18 miles west of Milwaukee, adjacent to Interstate 94, within the submarket of Pewaukee/Waukesha, Wisconsin. The area is conducive to a highly efficient data center environment as it benefits from the local climate, which offers natural cooling and historically limited exposure to environmental and weather-related risks.
“We look forward to adding more assets of this caliber to our investment portfolio.”
The property, sold to CVMC REIT by AT&T and leased back for ten years by AT&T Services, Inc., was built in 1989 by Wisconsin Bell (subsequently acquired by AT&T) and measures approximately 142,952 SF, including over 40,000 SF of raised floor space and 60,000 SF of supporting infrastructure and critical systems. The data center houses a wide array of enterprise applications for AT&T’s business operations.
“The addition of the AT&T Data Center is representative of our commitment to acquire high quality, mission critical assets under long-term net leases with credit tenants,” said John Carter, CEO, CVMC REIT. “We look forward to adding more assets of this caliber to our investment portfolio.”
Carter Validus Mission Critical REIT, Inc., is a real estate investment trust that invests in mission critical real estate assets located throughout the United States. Mission critical real estate assets are purpose-built facilities designed to support the most essential operations of tenants. Carter Validus Mission Critical REIT, Inc. focuses its acquisitions of mission critical assets in the data center and healthcare sectors.
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