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The fastest internet in the world runs through the Richmond Region.

Greater Richmond offers one of the best location values for data centers in the mid-Atlantic with pre-certified, secure sites offering reliable fiber and redundant power. This is why companies such as Meta, QTS and Pixel Factory are choosing to consistently reinvest in the region.

Major high-speed fiber cables including the Dunant, MAREA, BRUSA and SAEx all flow through Greater Richmond, making it an emerging interconnection hub delivering the lowest latency connectivity and the highest capacity from new subsea cables.

Richmond’s Advantages

Dominion Energy
Pixel Factory
Federal Reserve

Greater Richmond-based Dominion Energy powers more than 12 million sq.ft. of data centers in Virginia

Dominion Energy

4 high-speed fiber lines connect the region to the world


Meta has invested more than $1 billion at its Greater Richmond-based data center


24,000 locals employed in computer occupations

Pixel Factory

92% more affordable electric rates compared to the U.S.


12% below the U.S. average for industrial building costs

Federal Reserve

Representative Companies

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Bank of America
Allianz Partners

We will continue to seek new opportunities for investment as evidenced by the recent addition of 200+ acres to the Richmond campus. We look forward to leading the charge together as we have found a great home to build the foundation of Internet infrastructure at the Richmond NAP. Clint HeidenCo-founder of the QTS Richmond NAP and Chief Revenue Officer, QTS Data Centers

Clint Heiden

of the world’s internet flows through Virginia every day


state for Tech Talent Pipeline according to Business Facilities


locals employed in computer occupations

Local Resources + Support

Richmond NAP

Richmond Area NAP

The Richmond Area Network Access Point is where data center, subsea fiber and terrestrial networks converge in Greater Richmond. Operated by QTS, the Richmond NAP allows businesses in the region to connect with consumers across the globe.

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Available as a pdf, this helpful two-page flyer provides a brief summary and assets of the Data Center industry in Greater Richmond, Va.


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