Digital Realty – 55 Middlesex Turnpike

55 Middlesex Turnpike
Bedford, MA
1730 USA


Located on the technology corridor at the interchange of I-95 and Route 3, 55 Middlesex Turnpike is a single-story data center facility with 10 MW of power and 49,000 sq. ft. of raised floor space. The building has multiple utility feeds, is served by numerous carriers, and features robust electrical and mechanical redundancy. The property allows for the potential construction of another facility that would be an ideal option for a build-to-suit data center solution.

Property Details


Building TypeRetrofit
Year Built1971
Year Converted/Renovated2000
Existing Provider Lease?No
Building ConstructionReliable Steel Reinforced Concrete, with Brick Façade Data Center
Stand Alone or Data Center CampusStand Alone
Number of Floors1
Parking Spaces50


Estimated All-In Utility Rate$0.11
UPS Redundancy2N
UPS Unit Capacity0.675 MW
Target UPS Battery Capacity at Full Load6 minutes
PDU Redundancy2N
PDU MeteringYes
Generator RedundancyN+1
Generator Capacity2 MW
Generator Run Time at Full Load24 hours
Backup Fuel ProviderYes
Switchgear is Open or ClosedClosed
Utility Service ProviderEversource
Number of Utility Feeds2
Mark-Up on Cost of Utility Power?No


Carrier NeutralYes
Meet Me RoomsYes
Provider/Landlord Control Meet Me Rooms?Yes
Monthly Recurring Cost of Fiber Cross Connects$250
Number of Carriers6
Carriers Make Way Onto Property Via Diverse Paths?Yes
Fiber ProvidersAT&T, Comcast, Lightower, Nstar Communications, Verizon Business and Zayo. Level 3 services can be accessed via the Digital Boston EcoSystem.
Multiple Diverse Fiber Entrances?Yes


Average Rack Density5 kW/rack
Maximum Rack Density12 kW/rack
Mechanical Systems Concurrently Maintainable?Yes
Design PUE1.7
Current Average Annual PUE1.7


Water or Air Cooled Mechanical SystemAir Cooled
Aggregate Cooling Capacity800 tons
Configuration of Outdoor Heat Exchange Components2N
Configuration of Indoor Heat Exchange ComponentsN+1
Configuration of Medium Between Indoor and Outdoor ComponentsN+1
Multiple, Diverse Chilled Water Loops?Yes
Redundancy of Air Handling System - Data CenterN+2
Redundancy of Air Handling System - Battery / UPSN+1


Remote Hands Available through Landlord?Yes
Managed Services Available through Landlord?No
Cloud Services Available through Landlord?No

Fire Protection

Method of Fire Detection in Data Center AreaPhotoelectric and ionization smoke detectors at the ceiling & below raised floor
Method of Fire Suppression in Data Center AreaDouble interlock dry pipe pre-action
Method of Fire Detection in Support/Common AreaPhotoelectric and ionization smoke detectors at the ceiling & below raised floor
Method of Fire Suppression in Support/Common AreaSingle action water based system


Certifications Required for Landlord or TenantsSOC 2 with PCI attestation
Authentication Methods - Data CenterDual Factor Biometric Authentication
Authentication Methods - FacilityFacility has 2 card reader doors at entrance to main lobby, followed by security guard booth. Entrance beyond lobby is via turnstile with card reader.
On-Site SecurityYes


Seismic ZoneZone 2A
Proximity to Coastline15 miles
Proximity to River3 miles
Within a High Crime AreaNo
Within close proximity to a Police StationYes
Within close proximity to a Fire StationYes
Within close proximity to a HospitalYes
Within close proximity to a VolcanoNo
Proximity to Foreign Embassies15 miles
Proximity to Dam15 miles
Proximity to Military Base6 miles
Proximity to Nuclear Plant33 miles
Closest Highway Intersection0.7 miles
Miles To Nearest Airport23 miles
Nearest AirportLogan International Airport