The university's Innovation Agenda is a major component of Next Lives Here, the university's strategic direction.
The first phase of the Uptown Gateway development also includes an additional 180,000-square-foot office building, a 1,350-space underground parking garage, and a 158-room Hilton Homewood Suites hotel. Terrex Development & Construction and Messer Construction Co. will complete the project in 2021.
“UC is focused on positively impacting education, society and the economy as a Carnegie Research 1 institution,” said Patrick Limbach, UC vice president for research. “This space will be a destination for the types of collaborations with our outstanding faculty that are required to create solutions to the challenges associated with our increasingly digital-based lives.”
Learn more about the Uptown Consortium, Uptown Gateway and the Uptown Innovation Corridor.
Featured image: Officials from the University of Cincinnati, the city of CIncinnati, the Uptown Consortium and community leaders hold ceremonial gold shovels for the groundbreaking of the Uptown Gateway Development. Photos/Joseph Fuqua II/UC Creative Services