Research Triangle Park

The Research Triangle Park


Research Triangle Park (RTP) is one of the largest research parks in the world. It is located near Durham, Raleigh, and Chapel Hill, in the Triangle region. RTP is one of the most prominent high-tech research and development centers in the United States. It was created in 1959 by state and local governments, nearby universities, and local business interests. The park covers 7,000 acres situated in a pine forest with 22,500,000 sq ft of built space. The park is conveniently adjacent to Interstate 40 and the Durham Freeway and is managed by the Research Triangle Foundation, a private non-profit organization.

The park is home to over 190 companies employing 50,000 workers and 10,000 contractors, including the second largest IBM operation in the world. The park hosts one of GlaxoSmithKline's largest R&D centers with approximately 5,000 employees. Cisco Systems' campus in RTP, with approximately 4,000 employees.

For a complete list of companies in RTP reference this site.

Area Listings

The data relating to real estate for sale on this web site comes in part from the IDX™ Program of the Triangle Multiple Listing Services, Inc. of Cary. Real estate listing held by brokerage firms other than the publisher of this website are marked with the IDX™ logo or the IDX™ thumbnail logo and the detailed information about them includes the name of the listing brokers. The listing broker has attempted to offer accurate data, but buyers are advised to confirm all items.

Updated: 18th December, 2018 10:09 PM.