is a research park
and educational campus owned and operated by North Carolina State University
, North Carolina
. Composed of two locations, the property provides office and lab space for corporate, governmental and not-for-profit entities, in addition to providing space for 75 university research centers, institutes, laboratories and departmental units. Currently, of constructed space has been built. Upon completion, Centennial Campus is anticipated to have of constructed space.
In addition to holding office and lab buildings, Centennial Campus also has the Lonnie Poole Golf Course
, a public fishing pier and lake (Lake Raleigh), greenway, disc golf course, and a residential complex, called The Shores. Centennial Campus is also home to the Dorothy and Roy Park Alumni Center.
Centennial Campus is located just south of NC State's main campus in Raleigh, bordering Avent Ferry Road and Centennial Parkway. The campus is approximately east of Research Triangle Park
and Raleigh-Durham International Airport
The first tract of land was turned over to NC State University in 1984 by North Carolina Governor James B. Hunt, Jr.
The land was originally part of the state-owned mental health facility, Dorothea Dix Hospital
. Another was turned over to NC State in 1985 by Governor James G. Martin
. After the development of a Master Plan under the direction of Claude... Read More