I.D.E.A. stands for Innovation, Discovery, Education and Arts. The first building of five to be built in the development is a 6-story 185,000 SF cast-in-place concrete office building. Becton, Dickinson and Company’s Peripheral Intervention business is expanding their research and technology and training capabilities on 4 of the floors. The precast concrete Phase I parking garage with 825 spaces and solar panels on the roof will be supported on spread footings.
The entire I.D.E.A. development is comprised of 1 million SF on 18 acres. Office, restaurant and retail space, as well as two parking structures and 40,000 SF of arts classrooms and rehearsal space are planned.
ooms and rehearsal space are planned.