Fortis Construction Opens Singapore Office and Will Build Facebook’s First Data Center in Asia
Fortis Construction’s new office in Singapore will be the hub from which it will provide general contractor services for Facebook’s newly announced Singapore Data Center. While the company has a history of delivering projects overseas from its Portland, Oregon, headquarters, Singapore represents Fortis’ first international office.
Fortis is now seeking high-quality employees and subcontractors for its work in Singapore. The company is recruiting for positions in accounting, preconstruction, construction, engineering, finance, information technology, safety and quality control, as well as subcontracting partners.
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“Fortis Construction has a strong company culture and a successful record of growth with more than ninety percent repeat business—which we are proud to bring to Singapore to serve an existing client and build relationships with new organizations,” said David Aaroe, Fortis Construction Pte. Ltd. Managing Director. “To deliver this state-of-the-art data center in Singapore we are recruiting high-quality, local talent,” said David Aaroe. “We are excited about the positive impact this project will have as we deliver an exceptionally high-tech facility with the highest of safety and quality standards.”
Facebook Singapore Data Center Project
Fortis Construction will serve as general contractor for Facebook’s first custom-built data center in Asia. Fortis has been the general contractor for Facebook’s data centers in Prineville, Oregon, USA; Forest City, North Carolina, USA*; Lulea, Sweden*; Fort Worth, Texas, USA*; and Los Lunas, New Mexico, USA. The company’s work with Facebook has garnered awards including the Engineering News-Record Editors' Choice Best of the Best Award and Engineering News-Record Best Green Project Award.
“Two of the Fortis Core Values are Relationships and Pioneering. With this project we look forward to continuing our relationship with Facebook and building new relationships in Singapore while constructing a truly pioneering new facility,” said Jim Kilpatrick, Fortis Construction President. “Bringing talented new employees and subcontractor partners on board also represents new relationships that will be key to this project’s success.”
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