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H5 Data Centers has broken ground on a three-story data center that will support 42 MWs of critical load across 255,000 square feet in Ashburn, VA.

Newmark Launches Data Center and Digital Infrastructure Capital Markets Business  

Newmark is expanding its Capital Markets services with the establishment of the Data Center and Digital Infrastructure practice group. Brent Mayo has been hired as executive managing director to lead the practice group. 

The data center market has been experiencing significant growth due to rising demand, advancements in AI and ML, and the increasing importance of digital infrastructure in the global economy. Mayo will work on capital formation, financings, asset sales, and platform advisory within Newmark’s Capital Markets and Data Center Consulting Group.  

Throughout his career, Mayo has been involved in projects including CyrusOne’s $16B sale to KKR and GIP, ODATA’s multibillion-dollar sale to Aligned Data Centers, AtlasEdge’s formation and subsequent acquisition of DataCenter One; and Data Foundry’s sale to Switch data centers. Mayo joins Newmark from DH Capital, a division of Citizens, an investment bank solely focused on data centers and digital infrastructure.  


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