Clark Construction Group has just announced the groundbreaking of a new data center in Ashburn, Virginia, which belongs to NTT Ltd., a global IT infrastructure and services company.

Codenamed VA6, the new facility will be NTT’s sixth data center on the 78-acre campus in Ashburn. Designed to span 188,000 square feet, the new two-story data center is expected to deliver 24MW of critical IT load capacity as well as provide front and back-of-house support spaces for facility management and customer use.

As announced, Clark Construction Group will oversee the development and delivery of the new Ashburn data center project which is slated for completion in Q1 2024.

“We are excited to partner with NTT to deliver this critical infrastructure project for the region and help them support their customers’ needs. Data centers are a key sector for Clark, and we look forward to accelerating our growth in the data infrastructure sector in the Mid-Atlantic region and beyond,” said Louie Sarracino, vice president at Clark Construction.

Also in Virginia, NTT recently announced that it plans to build a new data center campus in Gainesville, following the purchase of land located off John Marshall Highway in Prince William County from Lerner Enterprises, one of Washington D.C.’s private developers. As designed, this 103-acre Virginia campus will feature four large scale data center buildings, collectively offering more than two million square feet of data center space and expected to deliver a total of 336MW of data center capacity upon full development.

Expanding its footprint in India to 12 facilities, NTT announced in May, the launch of its new hyperscale data center campus in Navi Mumbai, India. Codenamed NAV1, the new campus in Mahape, Navi Mumbai is planned to feature up to 4 data centers, offering a total power capacity of about 150MW. The first data center on this campus, NAV1A, will span 400,000 square feet, having the capacity to host 5,000 racks and support over 30MW of IT load.