The Gateway University Research Park will be a key driver for encouraging long term economic development and establishing an environment for attracting future investments in research and technology innovations in the Triad.
Richmond, VA (Vocus) March 24, 2009
Greensboro, NC -- Timmons Group, an ENR 500 Design Firm and a leader in multi-discipline civil engineering consulting services, announced today that the firm has been awarded a contract to provide civil engineering consulting services for the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (JSNN) at Gateway University Research Park in Greensboro, North Carolina.
The Gateway University Research Park is being jointly developed by the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and NC A&T State University. The Research Park will provide opportunities for faculty and private companies to collaborate on unique research and development opportunities. Timmons Group is collaborating with HDR who is the architect for the JSNN Building.
Timmons Group is undertaking initial civil engineering, site planning and has developed some preliminary maps for the development of the new JSNN laboratory, which will be located on the South Campus. The new JSNN Building is slated to become the signature building on the South Campus, and will focus on conducting nanotechnology research and development.
Timmons Group was involved in the original master planning of the 75-acre South Campus along with BJAC and Sasaki. Timmons Group and BJAC recently completed the design of the USDA Research Building One, also located on the South Campus.
"Timmons Group is very excited to support the design and development of the South Campus, which will be the site for the new Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology" said James Covington, PE, Principal at Timmons Group. "The Gateway University Research Park will be a key driver for encouraging long term economic development and establishing an environment for attracting future investments in research and technology innovations in the Triad."
About Timmons Group
Timmons Group is an ENR 500 multi-disciplined professional services firm and a leading provider of civil engineering, environmental services, GIS and Geospatial technology services, geotechnical engineering, construction management, landscape architecture and land surveying. The firm's subject-matter experts deliver a wide-range of specialties including site development design & engineering, transportation engineering and highway design, water and wastewater facilities design, land and community planning, traditional neighborhood design, stormwater management, LEED® and sustainable design and urban planning to both public and private clients throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. The firm employs more than 350 people and has corporate headquarters in Richmond, Virginia, and regional offices in Virginia Beach, Virginia; Charlottesville, Virginia; Prince George, Virginia; Ashburn, Virginia; Greensboro, North Carolina; Charlotte, North Carolina; and Raleigh, North Carolina.
For more information about Timmons Group, visit http://www.timmons.com.
Tim Asimos, Marketing Manager