Every year, AZ Big Media, which publishes both PTK and AZRE magazines selects Arizona’s top people and projects to showcase in its premier commercial real estate magazine — PTK — from an impressive and competitive nomination pool. Each day we will highlight 20 different categories of People to Know, including the JLL Data Center Solutions Team in 2024. 

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Data Center Solutions Team


Team members (left to right): Carl Beardsley, managing director / National Data Center leader; Mark Bauer, senior managing director; Clark Bauer, senior associate; Zane Coffman, associate

The Data Centers Solutions Team at JLL Phoenix focuses on data center real estate and colocation services. This team works throughout all stages of data center projects including advisory, land acquisition/disposition, site selection, lease negotiations/expansions, construction financing and permanent financing.

Team’s biggest accomplishment to date:

Growing Phoenix to the second-largest data center market in the U.S. through the hard work and dedication of each team member.

Cartoon version of each team member:

Mark Bauer — “Tasmanian Devil. He’s persistent, energetic and fearless.” Carl Beardsley — “Road Runner.He grew up as a runner and is often on the run.” Clark Bauer — “Bugs Bunny: He’s witty, calm and loyal like Bugs.” Zane Coffman — “Wile E. Coyote: He’s an Arizona native and is always trying to keep up with Carl’s (Road Runner’s) fast pace.”