Press release

CoreSite Under Construction at New Downtown Chicago Data Center

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CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE:COR) (“the Company”), a premier
provider of secure, reliable, high-performance data
and interconnection
solutions in major U.S. metropolitan areas, is under construction on
Phase I of its new colocation data center location in downtown Chicago,
known as “CH2.”

The CH2 data center is designed to leverage an interconnected campus
environment with plans to deliver:

  • Connection via redundant high-count dark fiber to CoreSite’s CH1 data
    center, the Company’s key interconnection hub in Chicago, positioning
    the new data center to deliver a rich community of enterprises,
    content providers, networks with 40+ domestic and international
    carriers, leading cloud service providers with native cloud on-ramps,
    and best-of-breed solution partners to further serve customers’ needs
  • Purpose-built space and infrastructure to support high-growth
    requirements for digital transformation and hybrid cloud demands in
    the heart of downtown Chicago

“We’re excited to have under construction an enterprise-class,
purpose-built data center designed to deliver 18 megawatts of power and
169,000 net rentable square feet of capacity in downtown Chicago,” said
Matt Gleason, CoreSite’s Vice President and General Manager. “We expect
to complete the first phase of the building next year, delivering an
efficient data center design capable of supporting high density
requirements and enabling customers to solve for mission critical,
performance-sensitive hybrid cloud applications.”

Highlights/Key Facts

About CoreSite

CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE:COR) delivers secure, reliable,
high-performance data center and interconnection solutions to a growing
customer ecosystem across eight key North American markets. More than
1,350 of the world’s leading enterprises, network operators, cloud
providers, and supporting service providers choose CoreSite to connect,
protect and optimize their performance-sensitive data, applications and
computing workloads. Our scalable, flexible solutions and 450+ dedicated
employees consistently deliver unmatched data center options — all of
which leads to a best-in-class customer experience and lasting
relationships. For more information, visit

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