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Cummings Research Park (CRP)

Cummings Research Park (CRP)

One of the world’s leading science and technology business parks, Cummings Research Park is a model for transforming research into business success. With a vibrant mixture of Fortune 500 companies, local and international high-tech enterprises, U.S. space and defense agencies, a thriving business incubator, and competitive higher-education institutions, Cummings Research Park (CRP) is the center of attention for research and technology.

HudsonAlpha Institute

The HudsonAlpha Institute is the cornerstone of a 150-acre biotech campus strategically located in Cummings Research Park, the nation’s second largest research park. The non-profit institute is an integral part of Alabama’s life sciences community.

HudsonAlpha engages the power of biotechnology to improve life. Implementing a three-fold mission of genomic research, economic development and educational outreach, HudsonAlpha creates the environment and conditions to nurture life-affirming “Eureka!” moments in the lab, marketplace and classroom.

Bridge Street Town Centre

Bridge Street Town Centre is a 2.1 million sq. ft. mixed-use development that features over 70 upscale shops and restaurants, the 210-room Westin Huntsville Hotel with 74 luxury residential condominiums occupying the top six floors, a 14-screen Monaco Pictures and a six-story office tower. The property also features a lake with authentic Venetian gondolas and paddle boats, walking trails and green open spaces.

John Southerland

Director, Cummings Research Park | Project Manager
jsoutherland@hsvchamber.org

(256) 535-2086

Quick Facts…

Location: Huntsville, Alabama

Established: 1962

Rankings: 2nd-largest research and technology park in the U.S./4th largest in the world; Most Outstanding Science Park in the World (AURP 97)

Current Land Area: 3,843 acres

Companies: 300 companies (32 Fortune 500)

Workforce: 25,000 employees

Buildings: 175 buildings/9.5 million sq ft

Key Industries: Software Design, Engineering Services, Aerospace & Defense, Computers & Electronics, Research & Development, Biotech

Current Tenants:

Fortune 500 companies

International technology-based companies

Award-winning small businesses

Local entrepreneurial startups

BizTech — technology business incubator

Higher education — 9,800 enrolled students

Technology-oriented high schools

HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology

Alabama Supercomputer Authority

Academic and non-profit research centers

Government and military research facilities

Bridge Street Town Centre

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