The Canton Data Center has been acquired by Carter Validus Mission Critical REIT II Inc. for approximately $9.4 million excluding acquisition fees and costs. The Canton Data Center is a colocation data center delivering 1.5 megawatts of existing capacity expandable to 3.0 megawatts. Located in Canton, the data center is situated on 1.83 acres and contains a two-story building consisting of 29,960 rentable square feet. Canton is considered a good location for data centers given the area’s robust and inexpensive power grid and low cost of energy. The Canton Data Center is 100 percent leased by Data 4726 LLC, dba Secure Data 365, a colocation data center operator providing managed hosting, virtual computing, business continuity, backup and storage solutions. Michael A. Seton, CEO and president of Carter Validus, said in a statement, “The Canton Data Center will further strengthen our data center presence in the Midwest and continue to expand our data center portfolio geographic footprint.”