JLL: Getting data centers ready for the AI boom

JLL: Getting data centers ready for the AI boom Main Photo

18 Jan 2024


The buzz around artificial intelligence (AI) that erupted in the past year turned commercial real estate’s attention on data centers: namely whether they could support the pace of AI’s quickening advance, from building design and rack densities to its environmental impact and compliance with evolving government regulations.

“Data centers only rose to prominence for AI in 2024, though they have long been the backbone supporting AI's progress,” says Dr. Glen Duncan, Head of Data Center Research, Asia Pacific (APAC), JLL.

“The availability of AI to the masses drove the rapid and profound growth of data centers, raising concerns about their ability to handle the immense computational needs,” says Duncan.

Click here to view the original article from JLL.