Spectacular new technology and research parks are under way or in the planning stages around the globe. These parks are increasingly focusing on specific technologies such as clean technology or aerospace.
Singapore is no stranger to world-renowned research parks. JTC Corp., which developed the Biopolis life sciences research complex, is under way with parks focusing on clean technology and digital media.
The 50-hectare (123.5-acre) CleanTech Park is slated to be developed over the next two decades with a completion date of 2030. Developers say its first building, known as CleanTech One, will be completed by the end of 2011. The six-story, two-tower building will have 37,500 sq. m. (403,875 sq. ft.) of floor space. It will provide lab and office space for cleantech companies and will also serve as the gateway into the park.
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Author: JOHN W. McCURRY