Data center real estate acquisition activity for the full year 2013 yielded a total of $1.292 billion of total transactions with 7.387 million SF of space sold. This follows just over $2B worth of transactions in 2012. Geographically, the acquisitions were spread out throughout the US.
The data center acquisitions market was very active in 2013 after a somewhat tepid start during the first half the year. Notably, GI Partners made a big splash through its acquisition of the 663,000 SF One Wilshire Building in Los Angeles for $437M in July 2013.