Mission critical facilities continue to grow in importance in ensuring everything from uninterrupted business work management to housing important functions, such as data management and business intelligence.

Clayco has specialist teams who help clients conceptualize, analyze performance, design and engineer, build and open mission critical facilities to serve the complex data management needs of business intelligence. We offer cost modeling, scheduling, program and project development, as well as in-house expertise in complex redundant mechanical, electrical and controls systems. We utilize the latest Virtual Design & Construction (VDC) and Building Information Modeling (BIM) techniques to provide a functional and efficient facility. Our goal is to help the client to accurately size their sector-specific facility for current needs and to manage future growth. We offer cost modeling, scheduling, program and project development, as well as in-house expertise in complex redundant mechanical, electrical, smoke detection and controls systems.

Ryan McGuire

Vice President & Corporate Business Unit Leader, Chicago


Otto Nichols III



IT Renaissance Data Center
O'Fallon, Missouri
The data center features include N+1 mechanical and electrical systems, isolation bases under all racks and PDUs to minimize impact...
NCSA Petascale Computing Facility at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Champaign, Illinois
This state-of-the-art computing facility provides a secure and efficient operating environment for the fastest computer in the world, known as...
Roper St. Francis Data Center
Charleston, South Carolina
This project, supports electronic communications for more than 100 Roper St. Francis Healthcare facilities throughout a nine-county area. — Clayco completed a...
OG&E Operating Center
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Data floor will consist of 70 racks day one with capacity for 40 additional racks. — New critical data center for Oklahoma...
Express Scripts Office and Data Center – Mission Critical
St. Louis, Missouri
Featuring a data center with high levels of security provisions and backup systems, the facility was constructed of tilt-up panels...
Citi Processing Center
Urbandale, Iowa
The expansion provided Citigroup with much needed office and service center space. — Clayco completed construction of a 170,000-square-foot, single-story transaction and...
BJC HealthCare Primary Data Center
O'Fallon, Missouri
BJC required a new primary data center as increasingly automated hospital operations led to a higher demand for IT services. — Clayco,...
U.S. Cellular Corporation
Schaumburg, Illinois
U.S. Cellular wanted to up-grade their Chicago regional Data Center to modernize hardware and increase data capacity for a growing...
SAVVIS SC-7 Data Center
Santa Clara, California
This data center provides an expanded presence for SAVVIS in Silicon Valley. — Clayco completed construction of a 150,000-square-foot Tier IV, 9-megawatt...
University of Chicago Pod B Data Center
Chicago, Illinois
There is power quality metering throughout, VESDA fire detection and LED lighting. — The University of Chicago POD B was designed with...