BBA client HostDime has broken ground on their headquarters in Historic Eatonville. The innovative building will provide wireless to the surrounding neighborhood and aims to host community events. Local news outlets from around Orlando and Central Florida were there to cover the celebration.

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The Orlando-based data center company on May 19 broke ground on a $25 million, 95,000-square-foot office in Eatonville. That will allow the company to increase its 100- plus local workforce to 250 by 2028, CEO Manny Vivar told Orlando Business Journal.

Tech company HostDime breaks ground on headquarters at historic Eatonville site

After five years of delays, technology company HostDime Inc., broke ground Wednesday on a $35 million data center and headquarters, which will rise on the former grounds of a historic Eatonville school site, east of Interstate 4.

“This is just the beginning of what’s going to happen throughout this property here,” said Eatonville Mayor Eddie Cole, predicting the project will energize economic development efforts in the town, the oldest incorporated Black municipality in the U.S.

“From the client-centric amenities to the highest availability of power design, we ensured this next-gen purpose-built data center facility had everything needed to support the current massive cloud adoption,” said Manny Vivar, CEO and founder of HostDime. “We look forward to this facility being the new home for all enterprise needs in the Central Florida area for data center infrastructure.”