Demand from both American and Chinese hyperscale companies continues to push the greater APAC region forward. New developer and investor entrants have made major announcements for facilities across most of these markets, while experienced players have also steadily continued their expansion strategies. Pan-Asian portfolios are beginning to surface despite the different political, regulatory, and development requirements across the region.
A major development that has cross-regional effects is the expiration of the data centre moratorium in Singapore. As one of the largest markets in the region, the development moratorium established in 2019 had spurred developers to seek opportunities in Jakarta or secondary markets. New requirements in Singapore will still development, but also set higher standards regarding efficiency and sustainability. Other major markets are also looking to reconcile demand with increasing focus on energy efficiency. The industry remains positive and continues to source more sustainable energy
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WEBINAR REPLAY | What's Next for Data Centres Across Asia Pacific?
(H1 2021 Update)
Remarkable growth across the greater Asia Pacific region has continued in recent months, as large corporations and government agencies alike push forward their moves to the cloud and continued IT transformation. While quality sites are increasingly hard to acquire across the region, this has stimulated multi-floor data centre construction and pushes toward greater efficiency that are now reflected across the globe.
In this webinar, our industry experts shared their insights on:
- Key industry trends both globally and regionally
- Four key markets, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo and Hong Kong, profiled in our H1 2021 Update
- Growing secondary markets across the region