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Lenovo picks Turner & Townsend for high-rise R&D complex

16 Jan 15 Personal computer vendor Lenovo has appointed Turner & Townsend to provide cost management services for a new high-rise research and development centre in Wuhan, central China.

Turner & Townsend’s covers the entire project from the design stage to practical completion, which is set for 2017.

The centre is located in Wuhan East Lake High-Tech Development Zone and will consist of R&D facilities, conference rooms, staff canteen and commercial units. The 174,000m2 development includes two 137m-high tower blocks and a podium building.

Turner & Townsend China managing director Ben Chaston said: “Our familiarity with Lenovo’s vision and past contributions to their success will enable us to fulfil our role in this new project to the highest standards.

“As the ‘home front’ of Lenovo, Wuhan will become the research and development, manufacturing, and sales centre of Lenovo’s mobile Internet products, and we look forward to being part of the legacy shaped by the world’s third best selling smart phone maker.”

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