February 21, 2024

We’ve got the inside scoop on nine new million-dollar-plus construction permits awarded to contractors in Alabama, including DC Blox’s Birmingham data center expansion. Keep reading for information like contractor names, contracts, permit values, project addresses and much more!
Project Cost: $11,588,496
Project Address: 433 6th Street S, Birmingham AL 35233
Project: DC BLOX expands data center in Birmingham
Owner of Project: Jefferson County Economic and Industrial Development
Contractor/Builder: Brasfield & Gorrie LLC
DC Blox, a provider of secure, reliable data centers in the Southeast, recently began the expansion of their Birmingham data center. Located in downtown Birmingham near the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) and Innovation Depot, the data center is one of five operational DC Blox facilities in the Southeast. In addition to Birmingham, DC Blox operates data centers in:
The expansion of DC Blox’s Birmingham data center includes an additional data hall, accommodating 36 High Performance Compute (HPC)-capable cabinets and 240 standard cabinets.
“DC BLOX’s new ‘flex space’ design enables the efficient allocation of floor space and power between HPC and standard cabinets to accommodate variations in local demand. This new data hall design will help not only Birmingham but can also be added to any of our data centers across our markets to respond to local customers’ needs.”
Thanks to our friends at Southern Exposure Information, we’ve got the list of all new million-dollar-plus construction permits approved in Alabama last week. Each week, they pull together information from building permits to get all the details on these projects. You can get access to all of their construction permits right here.
Want to look at past updates? We’ve listed them out here:
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