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Data Center 2022

A snapshot on a rising asset class.


Data is the basis for digital applications; its use and its new users create an increasing amount of data that has to be stored. This has led to an exponential volume of data that doubled in four years and is expected to further double in the next two years.

The constant flow of data production and future developments will keep growing at an exponential level in the long term, creating a steadily high demand for data center capacity.

Discover more on the future of this rising asset class and the future of business.

Request our full report to Simone Roberti, Head of Research.

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Simone Roberti

Head of Research


Simone, as Head of Research in Italy, analyses the Italian real estate market in order to support the different business lines. The aim is to support the clients' choices in their investment and disposal decisions through data, analysis and forecasts.

Moreover, various market reports are realised on the different products, asset classes and locations, also in collaboration with the other Colliers research departments.

Finally, Simone is a member of the “Research” INREV Committee since January 2021.

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Faustino Musicco

Head of Logistics, Last Mile & Data Centers


Head of the team dedicated to Logistics, Last Mile & Data Centers at Colliers Italia, Faustino handles investment and leasing activities for key national and international players.

His previous experience in the sector includes 7 years as Head of the Logistics Agency Team at JLL Italy, focusing on letting, development and redevelopment from greenfield/brownfield, leases of existing properties and logistics hubs. He was a member of the JLL Italy Business Committee since 2018.

Following his Degree in Economics and Corporate Management, he earned a Master’s in Real Estate from the Milan Polytechnic and an MBA from the MIP Business School, with an Exchange Program at the School of Inspired Leadership in New Delhi.

In June 2020, he became Chairman of FLC Freight Leader Council Young, an association of young logistics experts that focuses on sustainability, innovation and digital trends.

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