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Data Center First to build its first data center ever, in Indonesia
Investors - OCTOBER 18, 2021

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Data Center First to build its first data center ever, in Indonesia

by Kali Persall

Singapore-based Data Center First (DCF), established by Hong Kong–based real estate private equity firm Gaw Capital Partners, has announced plans to build its first data center, according to Data Center Dynamics.

Phase one of the Nongsa One DC campus will include construction of a 30-megawatt facility in Batam Island's Nongsa Digital Park in Indonesia. The Indonesian government is targeting data center developments ranging from 150 megawatts to 400 megawatts at the 167-hectare (412-acre) park. Around 20 data center firms are reportedly looking to build facilities in the park, which has allocated around 25 hectares (61 acres) for data centers. In addition, this is the first data center development in the Nongsa Special Economic Zone.

“Data Center First’s investment highlights the potential of a nearshoring model for Singapore-based data center operators to expand their capacity and capture the rapidly growing demand for data center services in Southeast A

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