Media Advisory: CoreSite Celebrates Its Expanded Chicago Data Center Footprint, Enabling Digital Transformation in a Rising Internet Hub

CHICAGO–(BUSINESSWIRE)–CoreSite, a leading hybrid IT solutions provider and subsidiary of American Tower Corporation (NYSE: AMT) (“American Tower”), will celebrate its downtown Chicago data center, CH2, with the local business community on Thursday, November 17. CH2 opened in June 2020 when the need for digital infrastructure services was skyrocketing. Now, this CoreSite data center in Chicago supports high-density requirements and offers superior network and cloud connectivity for its new and existing customers. CoreSite and area businesses are bringing the community together at 1432 South Clinton Street for a blues-themed festivity.

The 169,000-square-foot CH2 facility is the first purpose-built data center constructed from the ground up in the downtown Chicago area. The Chicago data center market has experienced a boost due to various tax incentives and the city’s position as a major hub for internet and financial infrastructure. Since opening CH2, CoreSite has played an important role in meeting rising demand for connectivity driven by digital transformation and cloud adoption — all of which require data center services.

CoreSite will celebrate the CH2 event with representatives from the Illinois Chamber of Commerce and business partners such as Corning and Schneider Electric. CoreSite along with Klass Electric will present a $15,000 donation to San Miguel School Chicago, a school that serves academically at-risk students. The joint donation will sponsor a student for the 2023-2024 school year.

WHAT:

Celebrating Chicago CH2 Data Center Event

**Private event not open to the public

WHO:

Juan Font, President and CEO, CoreSite and SVP, US Tower

Keith Staats, Executive Director, Illinois Chamber of Commerce

Jeff Smart, Executive Director, San Miguel School Chicago

Bill Glass, President, Klass Electric

WHEN:

4:30 – 8 pm on Thursday, November 17

WHERE:

1432 S. Clinton St., Chicago, IL 60607

VISUALS:

Check presentation to San Miguel School Chicago

Music by the Blooze Brothers, Chicago’s preeminent Blues Brothers cover band

Photo opportunities with The Blues Mobile

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Members of the media wishing to attend and/or arrange a tour of the facility can contact Kealey Dorian or Karissa Campbell at [email protected].

About CoreSite

CoreSite, an American Tower company (NYSE: AMT), provides hybrid IT solutions that empower enterprises, cloud, network, and IT service providers to monetize and future-proof their digital business. Our highly interconnected data center campuses offer a native digital supply chain featuring direct cloud onramps to enable our customers to build customized hybrid IT infrastructure and accelerate digital transformation. For more than 20 years, CoreSite’s team of technical experts have partnered with customers to optimize operations, elevate customer experience, dynamically scale, and leverage data to gain competitive edge. For more information, visit CoreSite.com and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains statements about future events and expectations, or “forward-looking statements,” all of which are inherently uncertain. We have based those forward-looking statements on management’s current expectations and assumptions and not on historical facts. Examples of these statements include, but are not limited to, statements regarding the transaction described above and the value and future investment activities of our US data center business. These forward-looking statements involve a number of risks and uncertainties. For important factors that may cause actual results to differ materially from those indicated in our forward-looking statements, we refer you to the information contained in Item 1A of American Tower’s Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2021, as updated in American Tower’s Form 10-Q for the nine months ended September 30, 2022, each under the caption “Risk Factors” and in other filings American Tower makes with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Neither we nor American Tower undertake any obligation to update the information contained in this press release to reflect subsequently occurring events or circumstances.

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