Monday, July 16, 2007

Technology Park in South Jersey Attracting Thousands of Jobs

Technology Park, a $500 million project that is s currently being built at Rowan University in Gloucester County is expected to be home to 25 to 70 new technology businesses and employ 1,500 to 2,500 workers. According to Tom Drury, chief executive officer of South Jersey Technology Park, "Over the last eight years or so, the university has acquired about 600 acres of property at the intersection of routes 322 and 55, a very convenient location about 20 miles outside of Center City, Philadelphia. The Technology Park is a portion of the 600 acres of property; about 180 acres. We have a plan for approximately 25 buildings and 1.5 million square feet of space to be built. The first of 25 buildings is under construction and about 60 percent complete."

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