Data Center & Cloud

Gabriel Harris


Gabriel Harris, Senior Director, CBRE Ltd – Data Centre Solutions

Gabriel Harris is a Senior Director and Head of Acquisitions within CBRE Data Centre Solutions Group, a specialist data centre real estate advisory team at CBRE, which is the world’s largest of its kind.

Gabriel has been working in the data centre sector for the last 17 years and specialises in advising a wide range of telecommunications, technology and corporate occupiers on data centre acquisitions, expansions and lease renewals. Gabriel has developed a particular specialism in the structuring and negotiation of complex, fully fitted data centre transactions.

Gabriel has significant international experience, having worked on a number of the world’s largest telecommunications and cloud data centre rollout programmes which has involved the acquisition of data centre space in over 140 cities across, EMEA, Asia Pacific, Canada and Latin America.

Gabriel has a detailed knowledge of the European and Asian data centre markets in particular, having completed numerous data centre transactions across the two regions and within the Nordic region specifically has advised on transactions in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Aarhus, Stockholm, Gothenburg and Oslo.

European Data Centre Market Update

Gabriel will provide an update on:

  • Market trends and dynamics in the key Tier 1 European markets (London, Frankfurt, Amsterdam and Paris) – the benchmark for Europe.
  • The Nordics context – looking at development / growth and opportunities for the key Nordic markets (Helsinki, Oslo, Stockholm)
  • Global Trends – occupier demand and requirements
  • The Impact of BREXIT
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