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TVA Architects selected to create master plan for research district's Battelle-owned property

December 20, 2007 Share This!

  • Leaders from major landowners in North Richland (Battelle, WSU Tri-Cities, Port of Benton, and Solaris LLC) are paving the way for a sustainability-themed research park development. A master plan developed by TVA Architects shows exciting plans for the future with mixed-use properties, recreational facilities, housing, and additional office space building up around the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) and WSU-TC to attract more tech-b

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TVA Architects Inc. of Portland, Ore., has been selected to prepare a master plan for 110 acres of Battelle-owned land in the heart of the Tri-Cities Research District in north Richland. The master plan will outline future office buildings, research and clean manufacturing facilities, restaurants and shops, recreational and cultural amenities, landscaping, and will recommend a marketing approach—all designed to attract science and technology companies and jobs to north Richland. The plan is expected to be finished by August.

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Battelle is the world's largest independent research and development organization. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Battelle oversees 22,000 employees in more than 130 locations worldwide. Battelle has managed the U.S. Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland, Wash., since the laboratory's inception in 1965.

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