Science Park of the Philippines, Inc. (SPPI) announces the data center to be established in Light Industry & Science Park IV (LISP IV), a 170-hectare industrial park in Malvar, Batangas which is part of a mixed-use development called Malvar Cybergreen with commercial and residential components. LISP IV’s latest locator, YCO Global Cloud Centers (YCC) is eyeing a total capital investment of about USD 500 M over the next three years in multiple projects, starting with their flagship venture in LISP IV.

YCC is a partnership between JJ Ynchausti Ventures, Inc. whose business focuses on investing in digital infrastructure in the Philippines, and the California-based Cloud Centers, LCC. YCC will build YCO Manila Digital 1, a world-class data center that will serve the growing demand for cloud computing services and solutions in Greater Manila area.

Strategically located a few hundred meters from the Southern Tagalog Arterial Road (STAR) Toll Exit, LISP IV is fully equipped to accommodate data center developments as it can provide reliable and ample supply of power through a 100MVA substation, designed to have a dual 69kV source from the national grid and an in looped configuration of the feeder lines; and multiple source fiber optic connectivity with bandwidth speeds of up to 10Gbps.

Further, LISP IV provides an integrated water system; centralized wastewater treatment process in compliance with the Clean Water Act; and flood-resistant systems such as natural and engineered drainage system complemented by a series of detention ponds to catch storm water and regulate its discharge to the river to avoid any flash floods in the neighboring areas. These features are supported by an on-site management team composed of full-time professional staff with proven competence and experience in industrial park management.

YCC aims to finish its first data hall in the second quarter of 2023, while talks are ongoing for future projects in LISP IV and in another industrial park of SPPI.

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