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Agreement inked to develop more IT space at Technopark

IANS  |  Thiruvananthapuram 

Six years after mega IT project was first mooted, the final agreement was signed on Wednesday between a joint venture and the government for development of 2.8 million square feet of premium Grade A office space at its campus here under the SEZ category while another 500,000 square feet space will be under the non-SEZ category.

The land has been leased from Technopark, for a period of 90 years and out of the 12.12 acres earmarked for office space, 10 acres is under the Special Economic Zone (SEZ) and 2.12 acres is non-SEZ.

A 175-room business hotel project will come up in another 7.64 acres of land.

The agreement was signed between officials of Embassy Property Development Pvt Ltd, Taurus Investment Holdings, and JV entities and in the presence of Chief Minister

Embassy, the leading commercial office space provider in the country, will bring in its proven expertise of project development, leasing and to this landmark project, while Bengaluru-based onternational construction management firm, will manage the development of the project.

Vijayan said Embassy Taurus World Technology Centre that is being set up in will impact Kerala's IT scene like never before.

"The project will facilitate creation of 35,000 direct jobs which will help the state to leapfrog to the status of top tier II destination in India," he said.

Embassy CMD Jitu Virwani said their foray into the state of is in line with their vision to be a part of the significant growth of SEZs in the country.



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First Published: Wed, March 14 2018. 22:14 IST