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DICE Northeast

Data Center Trends, Opportunities and Dynamics in New York, New Jersey, Boston, Connecticut and Surrounding Markets

Event Ended On: Tuesday July 18 2023

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Speakers and Panels

Making IT Rain:

How Investors and Developers Are Navigating The Current Investment and Deal-Making Landscape

Corey Welp

Corey Welp

Co-Founder & Managing Partner, fifteenfortyseven Critical Systems Realty

Development, Design and Construction:

Building To Meet Today’s Demands And Dynamic Needs

Stephen Copeland

Stephen Copeland

Partner, AKF Group
Ryan Mallory

Ryan Mallory

COO, Flexential

Data Center Operations, Engineering and Cooling:

Leveraging New Tools, Technologies and Protocols To Do More, For Longer

Arno van Gennip

Arno van Gennip

VP, Global IBX Operations Engineering, Equinix
Jim McDonald

Jim McDonald

Co-Founder & Director, Environmental Impact, MIRATECH Corporation


What You'll Learn

  • With the continued data center demand in NYC-New Jersey, the vacancy rate hit a record low of 7% in 2H2022 - what's in store for this year?
  • What has played out in the first half of 2023? How has the cost of capital affecting deal making in 2023?
  • How are major cities, like New York, preparing for the next generation of digital infrastructure?
  • What are the current design and construction trends across the tri-state and northeastern cities? Are we seeing more build-to-suit or retrofits in the market?
  • Has the migration of enterprises from NYC to the South affected the data center market?
  • Which incentives are driving data center demand in Connecticut and New Jersey from NYC?
  • What opportunities are investors currently interested in? How is sustainability changing the game?


How You'll Do More Business:

There is no slowdown in this industry. Learn about the trends, opportunities, and challenges ahead to position yourself to make the right business decisions and expand your network. 

Relevant Industry News & Developments:


Who You’ll Network With In CRE:

Owners, providers, brokers, investors, engineers, lawyers, CEOs, vice president of design and construction, heads of acquisitions, directors of site selection, end-users, and more commercial real estate decision-makers.


Why You Should Attend:

To learn how Northeast markets are evolving to meet today's end-user and colocation data center requirements. 

For questions or interests in becoming a speaker or sponsor, please email our global director, data centers, Adam Knobloch at


New York Marriott Marquis
1535 Broadway
New York, NY 10036

Ballroom: Marquis Ballroom - 9th Floor

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Time Activity
8:00 AM
8:55 AM
Registration, Breakfast and Networking
8:55 AM
9:00 AM
Opening Remarks: Welcome to DICE Northeast
9:00 AM
9:45 AM
Making IT Rain: How Investors and Developers Are Navigating The Current Investment and Deal-Making Landscape
Given current market dynamics, how are investors and developers putting their capital to work, how are leasing deals being structured?
9:45 AM
10:30 AM
Design, Construction And Engineering: Building To Meet Today’s Demands And Dynamic Needs
With land, power, cost constraints, the way data centers are being designed and developed are changing. From build-to-suit to retrofits, various development types and architectures are being leveraged to meet client demands. What advances are we seeing in this space? What are current customer demands in the Northeast?
10:30 AM
10:50 AM
Networking Break
10:50 AM
11:35 AM
Data Center Operations and Cooling: Leveraging New Tools, Technologies and Protocols To Do More, For Longer
Understanding energy optimization, optimal temperatures, cooling tactics, power rack density, and infrastructure design to make systems run for longer and stronger. What new practices are being applied within the data center?
11:35 AM
12:00 PM
Post-Event Networking

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  • Basic editing
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  • Unlimited photos
  • Basic editing
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