Projects Europe

Understanding EMEA markets

The emerging markets of the European, Middle Eastern and African regions offer exciting potential for growth as data centre locations. TechRE has recently completed a number of high level studies in several EMEA locations and is recognised as a leading specialist consultancy for data centre research and development in this thriving region.

TechRE has an international team of local professionals across the EMEA markets; their expert knowledge of the local market, culture and language ensures smooth and transparent communication throughout what can be a complex and intricate negotiation.


For one of the largest land owners in Dubai, TechRE conducted a comprehensive study including:

  • Assessing Dubai as a potential Data Centre location
  • Internal and external competitor review
  • Site selection reports
  • Marketing and sales strategies

The new African markets

TechRE recently completed multiple international site selection reports for a leading hyperscale client. Our services included:

  • Delivering site selection for Hyperscale data centres in new African markets
  • Using existing relationships across Africa and the Middle East to find unique sites
  • Regular market updates for emerging African and Middle Eastern data centre locations

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

On behalf of a well known public sector backed client in Saudi Arabia, TechRE recently carried out data centre research studies on high value development projects including:

  • Valuing data centres in the Saudi market
  • Combining the best property expertise in the Middle East and Africa to deliver reliable valuations
  • Understanding the local data centre markets and their challenges to deliver the most accurate results when comparables are limited

The Kingdom of Bahrain

TechRE was invited to the Kingdom of Bahrain to conduct a nationwide study on the economic benefits of developing the data centre market. This included:

  • Nationwide site selection process
  • Inspecting existing data centre assets in Bahrain
  • Meeting and supporting local Government agencies in their infrastructure development plans
  • Providing a detailed benefit analysis of attracting more data centres to Bahrain


Scotland’s Pyramids Data Centre commissioned TechRe to create and manage an ambitious hyperscale data centre development (the only hyperscale data centre in Scotland), on a pre-existing industrial site. All infrastructure preparations including renewable energy sources, marketing and sales support, were managed by TechRE’s experienced team of consultants, project managers and industry experts.

Working with multiple clients in Scotland, TechRE have supported a wide range of initiatives and projects including:

  • Supporting Scottish Government in developing a new National data centre strategy
  • A Scotland-wide site selection program to support future infrastructure investment decisions and to market large scale renewables sites to international data centre operators
  • Working with a leading renewable energy company to develop the world’s first tidal powered data centre project
  • Supporting the marketing and sale of Scotland’s only hyperscale-ready data centre shell

Rest of UK

TechRE has been supporting the management team of the fasting growing data centre business in the UK. The work here includes:

  • Due diligence reports on data centre assets to support purchasing decisions
  • Regional market reports across the UK to support customer demand discussions
  • Asset management of the existing portfolio, such as incorporating renewable energy solutions to improve the brand’s green credentials and reduce power costs


Get in touch to talk to us about your data centre requirements, or if you would like any further information about TechRE’s services.