“The Wednesday opening of LightEdge Solutions Inc., the anchor tenant for a new underground data center campus in Kansas City’s SubTropolis business park, is expected to be the start of something big.” Kansas City Business Journal

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The Grand Opening of LightEdge’s Kansas City Data Center and SubTropolis Technology Center took place on Wednesday, April 16th.  A press conference and ribbon cutting ceremony were followed by tours of the facility and networking for the 300+ guests in attendance. Dignitaries in attendance included Missouri Governor Jay Nixon, Kansas City, Missouri Mayor Sly James, Presiding Clay County Commissioner Pam Mason, KCP&L Vice President Chuck Caisley, Augie Cruciotti, managing director of The Anschutz Investment Co., and members of the Hunt family including Clark Hunt, Lamar Hunt, Jr., and Sharron Hunt, owners of Hunt Midwest.

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LightEdge is the anchor tenant of STC, which is owned and operated by Hunt Midwest Real Estate Development. The new facility is the fourth data center operated by LightEdge throughout the Midwest. Additional information about the new facility can be found on our website.

See a video that Missouri Economic Development created recapping the event here.

Check out the time lapse video of our construction progress at the data center here.

Additional photos from the event can be found on our Facebook page here.