News from Chayora

Chayora executives featured in Construction Global Magazine

Oliver Jones, Jonathan Berney, Karen Kesner and Yali Liu’s interview is now published in Construction Global Magazine, Summer/Autumn Edition. In the article, our executives discuss the founding story and development plan of Chayora, how our carrier-neutral data centres and our experienced team can help businesses to formulate a business plan to expand their business growth in China with our strong presence in China and Western markets and understanding of Chinese business compliance.   Read Chayora’s article here.

Oliver Jones, featured in the latest issue of InterGlobix Magazine

Oliver Jones is a founding Board member of Infrastructure Masons. He is a real estate and business services serial entrepreneur and investor with global experience. As CEO of Chayora, Oliver is pioneering the development of hyperscale data center campuses in the largest cities of mainland China. In the latest issue, Oliver shared the reasons why he got involved with iMasons and why increasing industry awareness is important. Click the link below to read the full InterGlobix Magazine Issue 4 and get more

Chayora opens new office in Shanghai, China

Hong Kong – June 22, 2020: Chayora Limited, an international infrastructure investor, developer and operator of hyperscale data centre campuses in China, is announcing the opening of a new office in Shanghai as it continues its expansion into the rapidly expanding digital infrastructure market in China. The new office is located in the heart of Pudong, the central Shanghai business district, directly across the Huangpu River from The Bund. It will provide the main base for and support Chayora’s recently appointed

Chayora was featured in Technology Magazine June 2020 Edition

Oliver Jones, Jonathan Berney, Karen Kesner and Yali Liu was quoted in Technology Magazine June 2020 Edition. In the article, our executives discuss the founding story and development plan of Chayora, how our carrier-neutral data centres and our experienced team can help businesses to formulate a business plan to expand their business growth in China with our strong presence in China and Western markets and understanding of Chinese business compliance. Read Chayora’s article here. Click 

Chayora COO, Jonathan Berney is listed in PTC membership profile

Jonathan Berney had more than 30 years of international business experience in technology, finance, and property before creating Chayora along with his two fellow founders. He worked as an analyst with Cazenove in London, was CEO of .com, head of implementation of an early mobile commerce platform, and more recently was a regional managing partner with EC Harris helping organizations with business-critical assets transform and outsource including the development of mission-critical data centers across Asia. Jonathan also spent three years

Chayora appoints Shining Xiao as Vice President Sales, China

Press Release – 6th May 2020 Chayora Limited, is delighted to announce the appointment of Shining Xiao as Vice President of Sales, China based in Shanghai. Shining joined Chayora in April 2020 as Vice President of Sales in China, accountable for regional revenue growth, driving and leading sales strategies to deliver large scalable and high-performance data centre platforms to PRC-based target customers and to the China teams of multinational corporations. The aim in all cases is to efficiently support them in accelerating digital transformation in China. Please see the press release

Data Economy’s interview with Chayora’s CFO Qingyuan Li

Chayora’s CFO Qingyuan features in April edition of Data Economy – “How China’s data centre economy will grow in the post-COVID-19 era”. As China gradually, cautiously emerges and recovers from its Coronavirus lockdown, it’s clear that video streaming, e-commerce, games and other businesses that rely on data centres will be in a stronger position, says the CFO of Chayora, Qingyuan Li. During the lockdown, one of the largest video streaming and games services broke down, “because the whole nation was trying to

Chayora appoints Ms. Yali Z. Liu as Executive Vice President, Network & Strategy.

Press Release – 17th January 2020 Chayora announces that it has appointed Ms. Yali Z. Liu as Executive Vice President, Network & Strategy.  Ms. Yali Z. Liu joined Chayora effective January 1st 2020 as Executive Vice President responsible for network connectivity products and solutions and a member of the Management Board of Chayora. Yali has over 15 years of strategic and operational leadership experience in global internet, cloud and data centre development, driving transformation supporting business and customer demands worldwide. Please see

Telstra International and Chayora enter into strategic partnership to deliver world-class colocation and network connectivity services in China.

Hong Kong, 16 January 2020 – Chayora Holdings Limited (“Chayora”) and Telstra International (“Telstra”) have entered a strategic partnership aiming to provide world-class colocation services and network connectivity from Chayora’s hyperscale campus serving the Tianjin-Beijing corridor in the People’s Republic of China. The partnership aims to enable customers to access a range of high-performance Data Centre Capacity, from retail colocation through to build-to-suit Hyperscale Capacity with more than 300MW available on Chayora’s Tianjin campus. The Chayora campus is uniquely located at

Chayora, the China Data Centre Campus Developer and Operator secures US$180m funding.

Chayora Holdings Press Release on Series C Funding. Hong Kong, 9th October 2019 – Actis Asia Real Estate Fund, (“AAREF”), managed by Actis, a leading growth markets investor, and Chayora Holdings Limited (“Chayora”) have reached agreement for AAREF and other Actis managed funds to invest up to a further US$180m equity in Chayora’s Series C round of funding and has completed the US$64m first tranche of the investment. This is in addition to the original Series B investment made by the Actis team in March 2016 when