CoreWeave is leasing data center space in Oregon and Georgia.

Flexential this week announced that GPU-cloud provider CoreWeave will expand its data center footprint into two new Flexential-owned and operated colocation facilities in Hillsboro, Oregon, and Douglasville, Georgia.

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Flexential's Hillsboro 4 facility – Google Maps

Flexential said the facilities feature 18MW power allocation, equally divided between the Georgia and Oregon markets.

"Flexential's expertise and proven track record of delivering high-density capacity on demand made them the prime pick for us," said Brian Venturo, CTO at CoreWeave.

"These new data centers will build on the rapid growth that we've seen over the last year, delivering high-wage jobs to the areas while also helping us meet the explosive demand for high-performance cloud infrastructure to power AI workloads."

Patrick Doherty, chief revenue officer at Flexential, added: "Our alignment with CoreWeave is a testament to our mutual goal of providing next-gen computing resources. We're passionate about supporting their vision and facilitating their continued ascent.”

Flexential operates four data centers in Hillsboro totaling close to 80MW and around 800,000 sq ft. Construction on Hillsboro 3 finished in March 2022, and Hillsboro 4 is due to go live in the fall of 2023. Plans for a fifth facility are in development.

In Georgia, Flexential broke ground on the first phase of a new Douglasville data center in Atlanta in March 2022. At full build-out, the building at 1700 N. River Road will offer more than 130,000 sq ft (12,000 sqm) of IT space and 22.5MW of capacity.

Founded in 2017, CoreWeave initially focused on crypto and blockchain applications. The specialized cloud provider pivoted from cryptomining ahead of the generative AI boom, and has raised billions of dollars in investment and debt funding this year.

The GPU supply shortage caused Microsoft, which hosts OpenAI, to sign a multi-billion dollar deal with CoreWeave to use its cloud service for some workloads.

CoreWave currently offers three data center regions; US East in Weehawken, New Jersey; US West in Las Vegas, Nevada; and US Central in Chicago, Illinois. The company said that it expects to operate 14 data centers by the end of 2023.

CoreWeave recently announced $1.6bn plans for a data center at a Lincoln Rackhouse-owned site in Plano, Texas, and is also moving into a Chirisa-owned data center in Chester, Virginia.

TierPoint recently signed a long-term agreement with CoreWeave to provide the GPU firm colocation services at one of its data centers, though details weren’t shared.