Brigade Group signs MOU with Technopark, Government of Kerala for developing World Trade Center Thiruvananthapuram
Brigade Group, one of India’s leading developers today announced the signing of an MOU with Technopark, Government of Kerala, for developing an iconic World Trade Center (WTC) at Technocity, Thiruvananthapuram, a 300 acre IT campus where companies like Nissan and TCS have already taken land.WTC Thiruvananthapuram is being set up on a 13 acre site at Technocity.The iconic building is proposed to be part of a larger mixed use development,with allied facilities including hotel, serviced apartments, hostel (men & Women)for working professionals and neighbourhood retail and entertainment. The total development will be 2.5 million sq.ft. The project will generate employment for 15,000 people.
Brigade Group holds WTC licenses for all the major cities in South India viz. Bengaluru, Kochi, Chennai, Thiruvananthapuram and Hyderabad. WTC Bengaluru and WTC Kochi are already operational, while WTC Chennai will be operational by the end of the year.
World Trade Centers, are licensed members of the World Trade Centers Association (WTCA), New York. There are over 300 members in nearly 100 countries. WTC Thiruvananthapuram will showcase to an international audience the strengths of the region and state in different economic sectors, such as IT/ITeS, Industry, Tourism, Agriculture, Fisheries, Bio Technology, Healthcare and others.
Speaking on the occasion Mr. M R Jaishankar, CMD, Brigade Enterprises Limited said, “WTC Thiruvananthapuram is poised to change the socio-economic scenario of the city. It promises to change the way office spaces are viewed, by providing an international environment to global and Indian IT/ITeS companies, giving their businesses a real boost.The integration of the allied facilities viz. hotel, serviced apartments, entertainment etc. makes Techocity as vibrant place to work and live. WTC Thiruvananthapuram will promote the economic region as a global destination for international business and investment by complementing the efforts of the Government of Kerala, local chambers and associations and help them to traverse the global stage. “