Why REITs, investors want more big data (centers) in Dallas-Fort Worth

Dallas-Fort Worth’s growing number of billion-dollar data centers and campuses seem to be attracting an even bigger investor type to the region.

The massive returns seen on pricey data centers have attracted large financial institutions and real estate investment trusts alike to the ever-expanding real estate class, said Ali Greenwood, a vice president in JLL’s Dallas office.

“Investors see tremendous returns and dividends on data centers,” Greenwood told the Dallas Business Journal“This is a very capital-intensive industry sector, and the growth we’ve seen in this asset class gives investors greater returns compared with traditional real estate classes.

Click to read more at Dallas Business Journal.