The Innovation Quarter is one of the fastest-growing urban-based districts for innovation in the United States. Home to more than 170 companies, five leading academic institutions, more than 3,700 workers, 1,800 degree-seeking students and more than 8,000 workforce trainee participants, the Innovation Quarter is a place for research, business and education in biomedical science, information technology, digital media, clinical services and advanced materials—creating a robust knowledge community.

The Innovation Quarter currently comprises 1.9-million square feet of office, laboratory and educational space on more than 330 acres. There are approximately 770 apartments and condominiums within or close by the Innovation Quarter. The district is a thriving example of successful placemaking—fostering a forward-thinking environment for innovations, partnerships and community to be developed.

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Office Space

The Innovation Quarter is home to renovated 20th century factories and new development that house millions of square feet in innovative office, laboratories and educational space.

Bailey Power Plant
Bailey South

Growth Space

Home to a variety of start-ups and emerging businesses, the Innovation Quarter has intentional space set aside for businesses who need something smaller, but who also need the same vibrant, innovative environment as larger businesses.


Retail Space

Though home to a growing number of unique biomedical and technology companies, the Innovation Quarter also supports a budding ecosystem of restaurants, retail and service companies.

Bailey Power Plant & Bailey South
Krankies Block
Link Apartments Innovation Quarter

Scientific & Technology Space

From world-class academic researchers in range of disciplines and scientific start-ups to innovative biomedical and biotechnology companies, your neighbors will include scientists on the cutting-edge of research, development and commercialization.

The Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine
One Technology Place at 200 East First

The Wet Lab LaunchPad at the Dean Building

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