Owns and operates around 47,000
communications towers in the U.S. and eight other countries. Converted
from a corporation to REIT on January 1, 2012.
Sales & Leasing
A May 2015 spin-off from Windstream
Holdings (WIN), CSAL owns fiber and copper communications lines, and
central office land and buildings in 29 states, all leased to
Windstream. CSAL plans at acquire additional communications assets that
it would leased to third parties.
A September 2010 IPO, CoreSite operates 11
data centers in the U.S.
A January 2014 conversion to REIT, Crown Castle owns and operates
communications towers and fiber-optic communications lines in the US and
January 2013 spin-off from Cincinnati Bell,
CONE operates data centers in the U.S.,
U.K., and Singapore.
In July 2015, acquired Cervalis, which operated
four centers in New York. Cincinnati Bell still holds 11%.
Spun off from a private equity firm in 2004, Digital Realty owns more
than 90 facilities that it leases to technology and financial firms for
use as secure data centers.
and operates 12 secure data centers in four major
Founded in 1998, acquisition minded Equinix, which operates more than
100 data centers globally, converted to a REIT in 2015.
An October 2013 IPO, QTS operates 10 data centers that lease space,
equipment and technical personal to companies that do not want to
operate their own data centers. QTS differentiates itself by offering
technical support services to its tenants rather than simply leasing