Emerging tech complex coming to state office campus

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – A portion of the Harriman State Office Campus will be redeveloped into a new emerging technology and entrepreneurship complex.

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Friday that the University at Albany will help with the redevelopment. The new complex will house the College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cyber Security, and the New York State Mesonet.

Around 12 acres of the southwest corner of the Harriman campus will be redeveloped to house the complex.

State Capital Fund grants will cover $92 million of the $184 million project. The rest will come from campus funds.

The governor anticipates around1,600 construction jobs will be created by the project. Once finished, it will become an active hub of research and business development.

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