– Delivered Strong Q2 Financial Results, Including 7.7% Revenue Growth Year Over Year –
– Executed $7.8 Million of New and Expansion Sales, Driven by Retail Colocation and Small Scale –
– Increased Total Data Center Portfolio Occupancy by 220 Basis Points Year-to-Date –
DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 29, 2021-- CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE:COR) (“the Company”), a premier provider of secure, reliable high-uptime data center campuses with high-performance cloud access and interconnection solutions across the U.S., today announced financial results for quarter ended June 30, 2021.
Q2 2021 Quarterly Highlights
Q2 Notable Events
“We are optimistic about the fundamental market drivers supporting our go-to-market strategy,” said Paul Szurek, CoreSite’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “Technology requiring low-latency, high-performance, hybrid-cloud IT architectures continues to play an increasingly important role in the success of businesses. We believe we are well-positioned to capture a good share of the edge needs in our major metropolitan U.S. markets.”
CoreSite achieved new and expansion sales of $7.8 million of annualized GAAP rent for the quarter, which included annualized GAAP rent of $3.4 million, $3.6 million, and $0.8 million from retail colocation, small scale, and large scale leases, respectively.
“We remain focused on targeting retail and scale customers with performance-sensitive applications requiring high-performance interoperability and hybrid-cloud architectures,” said Steve Smith, CoreSite’s Chief Revenue Officer. “We expect these leases to drive higher yields with incremental power margin and interconnection revenues that we typically see through these types of deployments, while we continue to work on a strong funnel of scale opportunities with longer sales cycles.”
CoreSite had annualized GAAP backlog of $8.1 million, or $15.6 million on a cash basis, for leases signed by not yet commenced. The difference between GAAP and cash backlog is primarily driven by a handful of scale leases with power ramps in the early portion of their lease terms.
Other Financial Results
CoreSite’s $162.1 million of operating revenues for the second quarter, including $136.8 million of rental, power and related revenue, reflecting 7.6% year over year growth, $22.6 million of interconnection revenue, reflecting 8.2% year over year growth, and $2.7 million of office, light-industrial and other revenue. Net income was $28.5 million for the quarter, or $0.59 attributable to each common diluted share.
CoreSite continues to invest and develop new capacity as needed to meet market demand.
CoreSite’s ongoing data center development and operational position includes –
Balance Sheet and Liquidity
The Company’s balance sheet remains strong, with a ratio of net principal debt to second quarter annualized adjusted EBITDA of 5.0 times, or 4.9 times including GAAP backlog. As of the end of the second quarter, CoreSite had approximately $264.3 million of current liquidity, including $2.9 million of cash and $261.4 million of available capacity on its revolving credit facility.