Fast Facts about
Cherokee Farm Innovation Campus

World-class Benefits

  • Collaboration of the University of Tennessee and Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • Southeast region’s only research park affiliated with both a major research university and a national research laboratory
  • Features world-class, interdisciplinary scientific research in computational sciences, climate and environment, advanced materials, biomedical sciences and renewable energy
  • Tenant access to world-leading tools in computational science, advanced materials research and testing, neutron science and biological sciences
  • Tenant access to Governor’s Chairs for nationally recognized talent in specific research disciplines
  • Over $100 million of infrastructure and research incentives in place via site improvements and the Joint Institute for Advanced Materials
  • 16 research-oriented building sites in three quads

Ideal Location

  • Located adjacent to a vibrant urban center, the University of Tennessee and the UT Medical Center
  • 25 minutes from Oak Ridge National Laboratory and 15 minutes from McGhee Tyson Airport

Development Ready

  • Approximately 188 acres, 77 of which are developable into approximately 1.6 million square feet of space
  • Flexible siting options that include build, lease and multi-site aggregation
  • All infrastructures are in place and ready for immediate development
  • Appropriate site zoning in place