Digital Realty – 9333-9401 Grand Avenue

9333-9401 Grand Avenue
Franklin Park, IL
60131 USA


Digital Chicago is a master-planned data center campus covering 50 acres in the Village of Franklin Park. It consists of three (3) existing buildings and one (1) building under construction, totaling over 535,000 SF. The campus is located 10 minutes from O’Hare Airport and 30 minutes from Downtown Chicago. The campus has direct connectivity to 350 Cermak and 600 South Federal as well as close proximity to multiple fiber providers and utility substations.

Property Details


Building TypePurpose Built
Year Converted/Renovated2018-2019
Existing Provider Lease?No
Building ConstructionSteel frame with tilt-up concrete exterior walls and single-ply roof membrane
Stand Alone or Data Center CampusData Center Campus
Roof CenterFM I-90
Parking Spaces192


Estimated All-In Utility Rate$0.065 per kWh
UPS RedundancyN+1
UPS Unit Capacity1.6 MW
Target UPS Battery Capacity at Full Load5 minutes
PDU Redundancy2N
PDU MeteringYes
Generator RedundancyN+1
Generator Capacity2.5 MW
Generator Run Time at Full Load24 Hours
Switchgear is Open or ClosedOpen
Utility Service ProviderComEd
Number of Utility Feeds2
Mark-Up on Cost of Utility Power?No


Carrier NeutralYes
Meet Me RoomsYes
Number of Carriers7
Carriers Make Way Onto Property Via Diverse Paths?Yes
Multiple Diverse Fiber Entrances?Yes


Average Rack Density8.5+ kW/rack
Maximum Rack Density20 kW/rack
Mechanical Systems Concurrently Maintainable?Yes
Design PUE1.22


Water or Air Cooled Mechanical SystemAir Cooled
Aggregate Cooling Capacity1,781 tons
Configuration of Medium Between Indoor and Outdoor Components2N


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, ISO-9001, ISO-1400, ISO-27001, LEED SIlver
Authentication Methods - Data CenterBiometric and Photo Badge Access
Authentication Methods - FacilityCard Reader
On-Site SecurityYes


Seismic ZoneZone 0
Hurricane RiskNo
Wind Rating of Roof162 MPH
Wind Rating of Structure162 MPH
Flood ZoneOutside 500-year flood plain
Proximity to Coastline18.8 miles
Proximity to River2.1 miles
Proximity to Distribution/Storage of Propane2.8 miles
Proximity to Hazardous Materials Sites16.3 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 Fault Line179 miles
Proximity to Chemical Plant13 miles
Proximity to Research Lab20.5 miles
Proximity to Military Base31.4 miles
Proximity to Nuclear Plant50 miles
Proximity to Munitions Plant54.7 miles
Proximity to Rail0.25 miles
Closest Highway Intersection1.3 miles
Miles To Nearest Airport0.7 miles
Nearest AirportO'Hare International Airport