Singapore Science Park
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Singapore Science Park (Chinese: 新加坡科学园; Malay: Taman Sains Singapura) is a research, development and technologies hub in Singapore. Managed by Ascendas, it was set up under a government initiative in 1980 to provide an infrastructure for retail and development to flourish in Singapore.
Singapore Science Park I
In 1980, the Government gave its seal of approval to proceed with the construction of the Singapore Science Park on a 30-hectare plot of land. In 1982, Singapore Science Park I welcomed its first tenant, Det Norske Veritas (DNV).
Singapore Science Park II
In 1993, construction of Singapore Science Park II began on a 20-hectare plot of land, the first building constructed was the Institute of Microelectronics (IME). The Alpha, a multi-tenant building was the next building constructed in Singapore Science Park II.
In 2000, Arcasia would expand and develop a 15-hectare plot of land next to the Singapore Science Park II into a Singapore Science Park III at a cost of about $600 million. However, it was revealed that the latter was an expansion of Singapore Science Park II. Galen, the first building on the Singapore Science Park II's expanded plot was completed on 29 June 2003.
The Singapore Science Park, one of the earliest parks founded in economies at the developing stage, is ranked the second most popular in the Asia Pacific region.
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