Discovery Park District

Purdue Research Park building rendering

The Purdue Research Foundation and Browning Investment are partnering on a $1.2 billion Discovery Park District that will dramatically change the west side of the Purdue University campus.

A goal of the project is to support Purdue's long-term enhancement and improved quality-of-life goals including the support of research, innovation, economic development and community development by linking faculty, staff, students, visitors and area residents.

The project includes as much as 7 million square feet of interior building space including a hotel with conference center; restaurants; retail, office and business spaces; parks; research facilities; and industrial space.

The project is slated to take place over a 15-20-year period and support other enhancements occurring on the western side of the Purdue University campus including the State Street projectHorticulture ParkTodd's Creek relocation, New IM fields, Purdue Child Care Center and the Rolls-Royce facility at the Purdue Research Park Aerospace District.


  • Research opportunities with internationally recognized Purdue University
  • Complimentary or low-cost professional services
  • DataStation for mission-critical fiber connectivity
  • Land development and leasing for high-tech firms

To learn more about land development, partnership and research collaboration opportunities, contact Jeff Kanable,, 765-588-1065.

Purdue innovation district map

Kurz Purdue Technology Center, 1281 Win Hentschel Blvd., West Lafayette, IN 47906; 765-588-3470

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