Interxion has begun construction of a third data center in Brussels, Belgium.

The new BRU3 facility will be adjacent to existing facilities on the Interxion Brussels Campus in the capital. The first phase of construction is due for completion in Q4 2021, and will measure nearly 1,280 sq m (13,700 sq ft).

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BRU3 facility to join district heating scheme

Grand Place, Brussels
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“BRU3 meets the requirements of both our local and global multinational enterprise customers, providing access to dense network connectivity, available power, and interconnectivity with other strategic European locations," said Dirk van de Geer, managing director of Interxion Belgium.

The BRU3 facility will send its excess generated heat to warm local households through a new sustainable district heating project being launched in Zaventem, a Belgian municipality in the province of Flemish Brabant.

“Interxion's expansion in Brussels demonstrates our commitment to supporting customers' digital transformation strategies,” said Jeff Tapley, joint managing director EMEA, Interxion. “Brussels has a highly interconnected data community and provides an ideal location for customers to consolidate their digital infrastructure.”