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SAN FRANCISCO-Digital Realty Trust has acquired 642,000 rentable sf in five data centers and one office building for $109 million. The locally headquartered technology REIT says the investment has an expected un-leveraged first-year cap rate of 10.8%.One of the five acquired data centers is located near Denver and is 100% leased to Ameriquest Mortgage Co. through February 2012. The 80,000-sf property is home to Ameriquest’s corporate data center operations and was purchased for about $16.4 million. The remaining four acquired data centers, and the acquired office building, are located in the California cities of Santa Clara and El Segundo and are 100% leased to national Internet carrier Savvis Inc. through February 2019. The portfolio of properties was purchased for $92.5 million. Digital Realty chief investment officer Bill Stein could not be reached Wednesday for comment. Since its October 2004 initial public offering, Digital Realty has grown its portfolio by 44% both in number of properties and rentable square footage. Its portfolio now totals eight million rentable sf in 33 properties.

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