HARLOW COUNCIL WELCOMES RENESAS TO HARLOW INNOVATION PARK

11 March 2021

The first lease has been signed for Harlow Council’s flagship development Nexus building at Harlow Innovation Park.

Harlow Council is pleased to welcome global company Renesas to the Harlow Innovation Park at Maypole Boulevard. Renesas headquarters are in Japan and they employ around 19,000 people across the world including operations in Asia, North America, South America, Middle East and in Europe. They will be moving their UK office from within the town and expanding it at Nexus occuping a whole floor of the building with upwards of 30 staff and creating at least 20 jobs in the future. The 10 year lease will see the company occupy 10,000 square feet.

Renesas focuses on a broad range of automotive, industrial, home electronics, office automation, and information communication technology applications. The company’s solutions enable billions of devices to connect, enhancing the way people work and live.

Councillor Tony Durcan, Portfolio Holder for Growth & Prosperity, said:
“We are delighted to welcome our first tenant Renesas to the Nexus Building. The company represents the continuation of Harlow’s legacy of hosting innovative technology businesses which make people’s lives better. We look forward to seeing them continue to succeed and grow in Harlow, bringing employment and business opportunities to our town. Helping a global company to stay and expand in Harlow shows the confidence there is in our town as a place to do business.”

Neil Robinson, Senior Director, said:
“Renesas has a long established relationship with Harlow, opening a Design Centre here twenty years ago. The move to Nexus on the Harlow Innovation Park provides an opportunity to continue our growth in an environment tailor made for technology driven companies.  Harlow’s location, close to London and Cambridge, together with its excellent rail, road and airport connections make it an ideal choice for our operation.”

About Renesas Electronics Corporation

Renesas Electronics Corporation delivers trusted embedded design innovation with complete semiconductor solutions that enable billions of connected, intelligent devices to enhance the way people work and live. A global leader in microcontrollers, analog, power, and SoC products, Renesas provides comprehensive solutions for a broad range of automotive, industrial, Infrastructure, and IoT applications that help shape a limitless future.

About Harlow Innovation Park

Harlow Innovation Park (Formerly known as Harlow Science Park) is part of the Harlow Enterprise Zone and is adjacent to Kao Park at London Road Harlow, where leading global businesses such as Arrow, Pearson, Raytheon, and Kao Data Centre campus, now home to the NVIDIA supercomputer Cambridge 1, are located. All proving that Harlow is a growing successful business location with excellent digital and transport connections, at the heart of the UK Innovation Corridor stretching from London to Cambridge.

About Nexus

Nexus is a Grade A Office building offering state-of-the-art, flexible workspace with ultrafast digital connectivity. Built with established science and technology businesses in mind, Nexus is carefully designed by Scott Brownrigg to foster collaborative working and employee wellbeing.

View the NEXUS building