STAR Campus University of Delaware

Newark, Delaware 19713

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Primary Contact

Tracy Shickel
Director, Economic Development

Description

The University of Delaware’s Science, Technology and Advanced Research (STAR) Campus is 272 acres and located 1/2 mile from UD’s primary campus and 1 mile from I-95. STAR Campus once housed the Chrysler’s Newark assembly plant and is becoming a center of innovation that blends cutting-edge research, academics and industry in one location. 

Phase I includes: UD's 205,000 sf Health Sciences Complex which includes Delaware Technology Park @STAR's 10,000 square-foot wet lab and SevOne among other tenants.  Bloom Energy, is located nearby in an 185,000 sf facility to manufacturer clean fuel-cell power technology. 

Phase II includes: STAR Tower, a recently opened 10-story, 120,000 sf Health Sciences office tower; Chemours Company’s Discovery Hub a 312,000 sf research and innovation facility; and the 200,000 sf headquarters for National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals (NIIMBL), a public-private biopharmaceuticals consortium of 150 partners.  Plans are underway on a 100,000 SF financial technology building planned in 2021.

Many development sites still available. Include mixed-use project opportunities for technology and industry related companies interested in utilizing the University of Delaware's research and collaborative environment. 

Construction is also underway on a $50 million train station and track renovation project. Both Amtrak and Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) are expected to increase service to the station, where both rail operators already offer semi-limited daily service. 

Property Details

Street Address: 540 S. College Ave.


City: Newark


County: New Castle County


Zip Code: 19713


Type of space: Vacant Land


Min Size: 3 acres


Max Size: 165 acres


Last Updated: 8/25/2020

Availability

Featured Property:

Yes


Featured Property Description:

STAR Campus


For Lease:

Yes


Lease Type:

Land Lease


Lease Terms:

Negotiable

Site Details

Total Acres:

165 acres


Industrial Park:

Yes


Industrial Park Name:

STAR Campus

Incentives

Redevelopment Area:

Yes


Opportunity Zone:

Yes

Transportation

Nearest Airport:

Philadelphia International Airport


Port:

Yes


Distance to Port:

15 miles


Distance to Airport:

33 miles


Nearest Interstate:

I-95


Distance to Nearest Interstate:

1 miles


Rail Access:

Yes


Rail Provider:

Septa

Utilities

Electric Service:

Yes


Electric Service Provider:

DEMEC


Natural Gas Service:

Yes


Sewer Service:

Yes


Fiber Optics:

Yes


Water Service:

Yes


Telecom:

Yes

Other

Zoning:

Technology and Industrial

Contacts

Company:

University of Delaware


Name:

Tracy Shickel


Phone:

(302) 831-2200


Fax:

(302) 831-7060

Tracy Shickel

Company: University of Delaware


Contact Name: Tracy Shickel


City: Newark


State: Delaware


Phone: (302) 831-2200


Fax: (302) 831-7060


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