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Data Center Infrastructure Provider Expands in Loudoun County

Direct Line Global LLC, a full-service provider of design, integration, installation, maintenance, and management solutions for data center owners and providers, has signed a lease with St. John Properties, Inc. for 17,040 square feet of space within Ashburn Crossing in Loudoun County, Virginia.

The lease represents an expansion from the 5,520 square foot space currently occupied by the Silicon Valley-based company. Upon its expected occupancy in mid-2023, Direct Line will nearly triple its presence within the 80-acre mixed-use business community.

Direct Line Global is moving its operations from 21005 Ashburn Crossing Drive to 21220 Ashburn Crossing Dr., a single-story building containing 46,080 square feet of flex/R&D space, which is presently under construction. The company is headquartered in Fremont, CA.

“Our Ashburn Crossing operation has us centered within Data Center Alley, and we are excited to serve the growing needs of our clients from this important geographic hub,” said Vern Kuehn, VP of operations for Direct Line.


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