> Phase I: $20 million improvements
complete site “shovel” ready...
> Modular cell design philosophy Fiber connectivity available from Level 3, TWT...
> Location: I-25 and Circle
> Acres: 65+/- acres developable
> Ownership: The Vineyard, LLC
> Zoning: PIP-2 (Planned Industrial Park)
Date of Annexation: May 2007
> Site Plan: Complete
> Architectural Plan: Complete
> Entitlement: Complete
> Design Engineering: Complete
> Grading: Complete
> Utility: Primary 37.5 KVA Service Complete
> Water Service: Complete
> Urban Renewal Designation: Complete
> Environmental Approvals: Complete
> Master Plan Approval: Complete
> Development Plan Approval: Complete
> Enterprise Zone Tax Credit – The City has designated the Park as an
Enterprise Zone allowing for tax credits on the purchase of capitalized
equipment and furnishings for the project.
> Sustainable and Redundant Utilities – Colorado Springs Utilities is
planning a 50MW biomass and waste-to-energy plant to provide renewable
and independent sources of power to the park in a 2N configuration.
> Expedited Approvals – Data centers are a “use-by-right” for the park and
will be expedited through the approval process. The City of Colorado Springs
will provide “rapid response” designation that allows for concurrent and
> Water Access – The City of Colorado Springs and Colorado Springs Utilities
have a program in place to allow for the use of water directly from Fountain
Creek in place of treated water for non-potable uses.
> Preferred Utility Rates - Vineyard and Colorado Springs Utilities haveestablished a special tariff rate for the park that will incentivize the use of
power compared to typical users throughout the city.
> Marketing Umbrella – Vineyard Data Center Park, The Economic
Development Council, the state of Colorado, the City of Colorado Springs,
and the Wired Real Estate Group are collectively marketing the project.
> TIF Financing – Tax Increment Financing (TIF) will finance the infrastructure
cost of the data center park.
> Park-Wide Security – Perimeter access control designed for the entire campus.
> Long-Term Development Partner – Capacity and expertise to provide value
from entitlement through operation.
> UCCS Workforce Development Partnership – Training of existing and new
workforce along with established incubator.