Project Description


This Innovation Center is a LEED-Certified, Gold-Rated 'green' facility developed in partnership with Clemson and Duke Energy. Tenants in the building include Clemson researchers as well as academic startups.

81 Technology Drive, Anderson, SC

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Corporate tenants and entrepreneurial startup companies, especially those focused on advanced materials, will find tremendous opportunity for their work in the Duke Energy Innovation Center. The building has a LEED Certified Gold Rating from the US Green Building Council.

Open space within the facility is designed for wet/dry labs or offices. Amenities include on-site parking, a shared break room, conference rooms, secure rooms for sensitive work, card-reader access and 24/7 security monitoring.

Tenants benefit from proximity to Clemson’s adjacent world-class Advanced Materials Research Laboratory (AMRL) and its facilities, which include state-of-the-art electron microscopy with a staff skilled in supporting both corporate clients and academic partners. Also nearby is Clemson’s high-performance computing center, providing sophisticated modeling applications and ready access to national research networks. The building complex is adjacent to Hwy. 187, four miles from Interstate I-85 and approximately seven miles from Clemson University’s main campus. The Duke Energy Innovation Center is a ‘green’ facility representing environmentally-conscious, best-practice design and manufacturing techniques.

Tenant Amenities

  • Parking provided
  • Shared break room
  • Shared conference rooms
  • Secure rooms for sensitive work
  • Phones and Internet access
  • Card Reader Access
  • 24 X 7 security monitoring

Building Specifications

  • Base building – 16,200 sq.ft.
  • Open space predesigned for wet/dry labs or offices
  • Leed Certified Gold Rating