Share: Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn I recommend visiting cushmanwakefield.com to read:%0A%0A {0} %0A%0A {1}
Data Centre Data Centre

EMEA Data Centre Market Update

5/2/2024
The FLAPD markets—London, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Dublin, and Paris—continue to be the top markets with respect to operational IT capacities. However, these markets are facing challenges that may soon lead to them being eclipsed by emerging markets, due to a variety of factors. Such challenges include limited land availability, power constraints, and stringent sustainability regulations, which have significant cost implications for operators and investors. Despite the headwinds, these markets contribute to 3,780MW of supply pipeline.  

The headwinds combined with strategic opportunity, data sovereignty and global connectivity, are pushing investors to explore secondary markets such as Oslo, Milan, Berlin, Madrid and Johannesburg . These metros currently have a total of 1,375 MW of capacity underway. The Nordic Countries, where renewable power, low power costs, and cooler climate are attracting investment, are booming, accounting for 12% of the total data center pipeline (UC and planned) in the entire EMEA region. In the Middle East, Dubai, Riyadh and Istanbul are emerging owing to an active investor community, pivotal connectivity, market size, and increasing hyperscale presence.  

Brussels, Oslo, Milan and Stockholm have all attracted the hyperscaler cloud providers, which already have capacities operational in Dublin and Amsterdam. With the rise of AI and AI-ready data centres, demand is increasing with 306MW of combined supply pipeline underway.  

Our Europe, Middle East, and Africa Data Centre Maturity Index indicates shifting trends of operators to the emerging markets and reflects on the markets to watch near future. This report provides our outlook on data centre market of 21 EMEA markets: full reports for London, Frankfurt, Dublin, Amsterdam, Paris, Oslo, Madrid, Johannesburg, Milan and snapshot reports for Warsaw, Stockholm, Dubai, Berlin, Copenhagen, Barcelona, Istanbul, Lisbon, Prague, Riyadh, Brussels, and Zurich.

Primary Markets: 
  Secondary Markets:  
  • London 
  • Frankfurt 
  • Dublin 
  • Amsterdam 
  • Paris 
  • Oslo 
  • Madrid 
  • Johannesburg 
  • Milan  
  • Warsaw 
  • Stockholm 
  • Dubai 
  • Berlin 
  • Copenhagen 
  • Barcelona 
  • Istanbul 
  • Lisbon 
  • Prague 
  • Riyadh 
  • Brussels 
  • Zurich  
Want more information about data centres?
Subscribe to stay updated about what's next for the data centres sector of commercial real estate. We also deliver full services from site selection, appraisals, and facilities management to sales and leasing, using deep data centre expertise.
Subscribe Learn more

Related Insights

2024 Global Data Center Market Comparison Report
Research

2024 Global Data Center Market Comparison

Explore a unique way to assess and score 92 global primary and emerging data center markets utilizing 14 criteria.
Jacob Albers • 3/26/2024
Data-Center-Update_2021_Americas_web-card
Research

Americas Data Center Update

Get an overview of Americas top Data Centre markets.​
Jacob Albers • 2/28/2024
Data-Center-Update_APAC_web-card-1221
Research

APAC Data Centre Update

The operational capacity of Asia Pacific’s* data centre markets has surpassed the 10GW mark, with ~800MW of new supply added in H2 2023 bringing the total regional live capacity up to 10.6GW. We continue to witness a robust development pipeline with 3.9GW under construction throughout the region and 9.4GW in planning stages, which is an increase of ~900MW since our last update.
2/15/2024

Related Industries & Specialties

Data Centers
Using deep data center expertise, we deliver full services from site selection, appraisals, and facilities management to sales and leasing.
Learn More
Valuation & Advisory - Data Center
Cushman & Wakefield is your dedicated advisor, with unique insights into the mission-critical data center market.
Learn More
Global Occupier Services

Future-proof your portfolio. Create inspiring on-site experiences. Unlock the potential of your real estate.

Learn More

Ready to talk?

Get in touch with one of our professionals.
With your permission we and our partners would like to use cookies in order to access and record information and process personal data, such as unique identifiers and standard information sent by a device to ensure our website performs as expected, to develop and improve our products, and for advertising and insight purposes.

Alternatively click on More Options and select your preferences before providing or refusing consent. Some processing of your personal data may not require your consent, but you have a right to object to such processing.

You can change your preferences at any time by returning to this site or clicking on Privacy & Cookies.
MORE OPTIONS
AGREE AND CLOSE
These cookies ensure that our website performs as expected,for example website traffic load is balanced across our servers to prevent our website from crashing during particularly high usage.
These cookies allow our website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced features. These cookies do not gather any information about you that could be used for advertising or remember where you have been on the internet.
These cookies allow us to work with our marketing partners to understand which ads or links you have clicked on before arriving on our website or to help us make our advertising more relevant to you.
Agree All
Reject All
SAVE SETTINGS