EXPANDS FOOTPRINT IN THE MENA REGION
The DAMAC Group, under its data center arm, has just announced that it signed a long-term agreement with the King Hussein Business Park to develop a new facility in Amman, Jordan.
The Dubai headquartered company DAMAC, whose primary interests are in real estate and hospitality services, stated that the new data center facility is a part of its strategy to expand its footprint in the MENA region.
“Jordan holds a unique position with accessibility spreading across the Middle East and Africa, with clear aspirations for foreign investment and digital growth. The country also has a young population and a lot to offer in terms of technological innovation. We are excited to be investing in Jordan, and we look forward to supporting the growth of its digital economy,” said Hussain Sajwani, Founder and Chairman of DAMAC Group.
Founded in 2010 in Amman, King Hussein Business Park is a mixed-use landmark complex in Amman, housing over 75 international and local companies, including as Microsoft, Oracle, IATA, SITA, Samsung, Cisco amongst others.
“We are delighted to welcome the DAMAC Group to the King Hussein Business Park to develop a new data center. DAMAC has a track record of success in the region and worldwide and this investment will offer a range of services to support businesses and government organizations in our country. It will also create job opportunities in the technology sector, which will contribute to the development of the country’s economy,” said Mansour Al-Jobour, Chairman of King Hussein Business Park.
Recently, DAMAC Group, also announced the expansion of its data center footprint in Saudi Arabia, with new 35MW facility, located in Dammam. The new data center facility is to be built in addition to Damac’s 20MW data facility that is already under construction in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – which the company announced the ground breaking ceremony in April, 2022.