Who is building Facebook's Sweden Data Center? DPR Construction

Chatting with data center executives we laugh how vendors will call for weeks after a data center project is announced.  For those of you looking up Facebook's data center construction staff like Dan Lee here presenting at Facebook's Open Compute Project in NYC.


Don't keep your hopes to high.  DPR Construction has a press announcement that they are the construction company for Facebook's Sweden Data Center.

DPR Construction to Build Facebook's Sweden Data Center

Construction to Commence This Month on Social Networking Giant's First Data Center Outside the U.S.



REDWOOD CITY, CA, Oct 27, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- DPR Construction, one of the nation's top technical builders and a leading builder of data centers, has been awarded a $121 million contract from Facebook to construct a data center in Lulea, Sweden. The project will be constructed in a joint venture between NCC Construction Sweden and Fortis Construction in Portland. This is the first of three data centers planned for the area.

With construction commencing this month, the 300,000-square-foot project is scheduled for completion in December 2012. Facebook has imposed stringent energy-classification requirements, and the data center will be certified in accordance with LEED Gold-level certification.