Projects Middle East and Africa

Understanding Middle Eastern and African markets

The emerging markets in the Middle Eastern and African regions offer exciting potential for growth as data centre locations. TechRE has recently completed a number of projects in several Middle Eastern and African locations and is recognised as a leading specialist consultancy for data centre research and development in these thriving regions.

TechRE has an international team of local professionals across the Middle East and African 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.

The 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 to find unique sites
  • Regular market updates for emerging African data centre locations


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 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

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

On behalf of a well-known public sector-backed client in Saudi Arabia…high-value projects, including:

  • Valuing data centres in the Saudi market
  • Delivering detailed market reports on the Saudi Arabian market at country and regional levels
  • Undertaking site selection for data centre development in multiple regions

Kuwait, Oman and Qatar

TechRE has also recently undertaken site selection and market research in Kuwait, Oman and Qatar to support future hyperscale and colocation requirements


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