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Brant Bernet

Brant Bernet

CBRE

Brant Bernet is senior vice president of CBRE, where he leads the firm's critical environments group in Dallas. He previously was co-founder and managing director of Lincoln Rackhouse, and specialized in tech environments as a principal at Trammell Crow Co.

Stories by Brant Bernet

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Commercial Real Estate

CRE Opinion: Competition Heats Up in the DFW Data Center Market

For the third year in a row, Dallas-Fort Worth was the second most active data center market in the U.S.
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Business

CRE Opinion: Riding the Tide of the Dallas Data Center Market

Dallas data center developers have mapped out their course and are heading in the right direction.
Commercial Real Estate

Brant Bernet: The Cotton Exchange and Data Centers

It took just 20 seconds for 553 pounds of carefully placed explosives to turn the former ACS/Xerox building on Dallas’ Central Expressway to a pile of rubble earlier this month. By all accounts, the demolition process was a success (unless you ask the poor old building).
Commercial Real Estate

Brant Bernet: Coral Heads and Your Data Center

Because IT departments and corporate real estate normally have very little interaction, bringing the two together is often difficult. And when procurement and corporate finance are brought into the mix, it can get really interesting.
Commercial Real Estate

Brant Bernet: Spanish Sardines and Your Data Center

Patience isn’t always a virtue—to which anyone who has been told to “be patient, our servers are down, but give it a few minutes and we’ll be up and running” can attest. We live in a time where we expect everything to happen now. I don’t mean today, or in the next hour, I mean in this very instant.
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Stories by Brant Bernet

Commercial Real Estate

Brant Bernet: Frogs, Home, and Your Data Center

I can’t imagine a more active data center market than Dallas today. Hammers are swinging and lights are blinking. And believe it or not, demand seems to be keeping up.
Commercial Real Estate

Brant Bernet: Baseball Stadiums and Your Data Center

Will data centers change the world? They might. But for now I am satisfied watching them take tiny steps along the way to improve the way cities run, the way economies perform, and the way we use our valuable natural resources.
Commercial Real Estate

Brant Bernet: A Different Kind of Identity Theft

I didn’t go into the office on Good Friday. In fact, I have never worked on Good Friday, but rarely has my decision to play hooky had such a gripping impact on me.
Commercial Real Estate

Brant Bernet: A Car Ride to Florida and Data Centers

To modify a quote from 20th century philosopher Jeff Foxworthy, "If you drive one car to the panhandle of Florida with your wife, five grown children, and two big dogs, just so you can trailer your beach toys and a couple of bicycles ... you might be a redneck.” That was the scene at the Bernet house this past Christmas break.
Commercial Real Estate

Brant Bernet: Sunkist Oranges and your Data Center

Were you careful to “look under the hood” before you signed a long term contract for your data center? Did you know what you were getting because you spent the necessary time in your due diligence period and did you ask all the right questions? More important, did you get all the right answers?
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