Ivey visits Titusville ahead of major tech center’s unveiling

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Titusville, Ala (WIAT) – Titusville is welcoming a new neighbor to the former Trinity Steel site that has been vacant for the past three decades. DC BLOX is a technology and innovation campus that has another location already in Alabama. This site will be it’s flagship facility.

“The data center has the potential to support a capital investment of $785 million dollars or more over several years,” explained Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin.

The mayor also detailed how the sale of the facility has already generated positive change in the community by becoming the first investment into the Neighborhood Revitalization Fund. “Through that investment–streets are being paved, blight is being removed, and homes are being repaired,” he said.

Governor Kay Ivey also attended the ribbon-cutting in the historic neighborhood. “This facility will serve as a bub for data applications, devices and content, and not only will it provide actual worksapce, but it will provide the high-density power that’s necessary to power network infrastructure.”

This is phase one for DC BLOX in Titusville, which will deliver up to 5MW of power, 18,000 square feet of white space and 13,000 square feet of office space, featuring conference rooms, demo space, hoteling cubes and workstations, according to a company press release.

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