Digital Realty – 600 S. Federal Street

600 S. Federal Street
Chicago, IL
60605 USA


CHI2 is located just south of Chicago's "Loop" —home to many leading businesses, financial firms and exchanges. 600-780 South Federal data center provides access to leading domestic and international carriers and the physical connection points of global telecommunications networks.

Property Details


Building TypeRetrofit
Year Converted/Renovated2013
Existing Provider Lease?No
Stand Alone or Data Center CampusStand Alone
Number of Floors8
Roof CenterMembrane and Reinforced Concrete Decking
Parking SpacesPaid Parking on City Street or 3rd Party Garage


Seismic ZoneZone 0
Hurricane RiskNo
Flood ZoneZone X (unshaded): Outside 500 year flood plain
Proximity to Coastline1 miles
Proximity to Water Tower3 miles
Proximity to River1 miles
Proximity to Distribution/Storage of Propane2.8 miles
Proximity to Hazardous Materials Sites16.3 miles
Within a High Crime AreaYes
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 Fault Line180 miles
Proximity to Chemical Plant19 miles
Proximity to Research Lab25 miles
Proximity to Military Base13 miles
Proximity to Nuclear Plant61 miles
Proximity to Munitions Plant185 miles
Proximity to Rail0.1 miles
Closest Highway Intersection1 miles
Miles To Nearest Airport10 miles
Nearest AirportMidway International Airport


Estimated All-In Utility Rate$0.07
Utility Power10 MW
UPS Redundancy2N
UPS Unit Capacity6 MW
PDU Redundancy2N
PDU MeteringYes
Generator RedundancyN+1
Generator Capacity2 MW
Generator Run Time at Full Load24 hours
Switchgear is Open or ClosedOpen
Utility Service ProviderComEd
Number of Utility Feeds3
Mark-Up on Cost of Utility Power?No


Carrier NeutralYes
Meet Me RoomsYes
Provider/Landlord Control Meet Me Rooms?Provider
Monthly Recurring Cost of Fiber Cross Connects$250
Carriers Make Way Onto Property Via Diverse Paths?Yes
Fiber ProvidersCenturyLink, Cloudteria, Everstream, Gapnet, Hudson Fiber, Level 3 Lightower, Nitel, RCN, SND, Stratus Networks, Sunesys, Uniti Fiber, US Signal, Windstream, Wisconsin Independent, WOW! Business, XO Communications, Zayo
Multiple Diverse Fiber Entrances?Yes


Average Rack Density5 kW/rack
Maximum Rack Density10 kW/rack
Density118 Watts/SF
Mechanical Systems Concurrently Maintainable?Yes
Design PUE1.71
Current Average Annual PUE1.72


Water or Air Cooled Mechanical SystemAir
Aggregate Cooling Capacity186 tons
Configuration of Outdoor Heat Exchange ComponentsN+1
Configuration of Indoor Heat Exchange ComponentsN+2
Configuration of Medium Between Indoor and Outdoor ComponentsN
Redundancy of Air Handling System - Data CenterN+2
Redundancy of Air Handling System - Battery / UPS2N

Fire Protection

Method of Fire Detection in Data Center AreaHigh sensitivity detectors (ionization and photoelectric combination) under floor and under ceiling.
Method of Fire Suppression in Data Center AreaDry Pipe, Pre-action
Method of Fire Detection in Support/Common AreaTraditional Smoke Detection
Method of Fire Suppression in Support/Common AreaWet Pipe


Certifications Required for Landlord or TenantsSOC2, PCI-DSS
Authentication Methods - Data CenterBiometric and Photo Badge Access
Authentication Methods - FacilityAccess Reader, Biometric
On-Site SecurityYes