Industrial Projects

NEXTDC M3 Stage 1 Data Centre

NEXTDC M3 Stage 1 Data Centre
M3 Melbourne is NEXTDC's latest hyperscale technology campus. Situated in West Footscray, the site spans 100,000sqm and is being developed into a 100MW data centre and technology campus.

Stage 1's capacity is 15,986m2 GFA, four levels, 27MW and boasts 6 data halls, a back-of-house space with loading dock, roof plant including generators, cooling plant and switch rooms, office building, front of house and café. The facility will also be completely fault-tolerant and will champion safety, energy efficiency and sustainability best practices.

Kapitol are proud of our enduring partnership with NEXTDC, which includes projects at their other two Melbourne facilities; M1 in Port Melbourne, and M2 in Tullamarine.

The project is scheduled for completion approximately end of July 2022.
client
NEXTDC
Location
West Footscray, Victoria
Architect
HDR
Status
Under Construction
Industrial

Fast Facts


  • 391

    tonnes of steel used

  • 6200m3

    of insitu concrete used

  • 6 x 183,000

    litre industrial water tanks

  • 36

    pre-cast 'megabeams' - 20 metres long, 1.5m deep & weighing 70 tonnes each

  • 3

    Penske MTU Rolls Royce 20-cylinder engine generators, weighing 27 tonnes each, capable of producing 4,030 horsepower / 3,007kWb

  • 11

    pre-fab chiller modules with extremely high acoustic rating

See what's happening at M3

See what's happening at M3

NEXTDC M3 12-MONTH PROGRESS UPDATE

M3 data halls have 'mega beams', negating the need for columns and increasing the usable floor space, an innovation in data centre design.