W.M. Jordan Company announced that Building One at Tech Center Research Park is officially open and 94 percent leased. The 81,600-square-foot building is the first of 10 planned for the 50-acre research park located at the intersection of Jefferson Avenue and Hogan Drive and adjacent to Jefferson Lab in Newport News.
John R. Lawson, II and Dr. Timothy D. Sands
Tech Center Research Park, developed by W.M. Jordan Company and Virginia Tech along with the City of Newport News, is part of a larger campus including Marketplace at Tech Center and Venture Apartments Tech Center. Major tenants of Building One include Gather, ivWatch, LLC, ITA International, Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center and the Virginia Tech Outreach and International Affairs division.
Building One at Tech Center broke ground in August 2017. W.M. Jordan, city officials, business leaders, tenants and representatives from the Commonwealth celebrated the official opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Aug. 16. During the ceremony, W.M. Jordan announced plans for construction of the second building that will open in spring 2021.