It’s official: UNICOM completes purchase of former Merck headquarters in Whitehouse Station

2 million-square-foot campus will now be known as UNICOM Science and Technology Park

By Tom Bergeron
Whitehouse Station | Oct 1, 2018 at 3:04 pm

UNICOM Global announced Monday it has officially purchased the former Merck site in Whitehouse Station, in the Township of Readington.

The property now will be called the UNICOM Science and Technology Park.

Terms of the deal, which was signed Monday, were not disclosed.

The park is a set of Class A office buildings, totaling approximately 2 million square feet, and is located on 1,100 acres of park-like grounds. The park consists of office buildings, data centers, innovation labs, command centers, conference centers and heliports, as well as a child care center, central utility plant and solar farms.

“UNICOM Global is very excited to acquire this world-class IT real estate property as our regional headquarters for the New York and New Jersey region,” Corry Hong, founder, CEO and president of UNICOM Global, said in a statement.

“Our commitment is to expand and extend our information technology portfolio and our services for industry leaders, especially those in the banking, insurance, technology, telecom, government, pharmaceutical and biotech sectors, which is reflected in this investment.”

According to UNICOM, the park’s amenities including an auditorium, wellness centers, woodland assessments, cropland assessments and a sports complex with softball fields, tennis courts, basketball courts and a sand volleyball court.

In a news release, the company said the acquisition of the property is the latest demonstration of UNICOM’s willingness to invest in the future of our country, and will be another cornerstone of UNICOM’s work in the region and throughout the Boston to Washington, D.C., corridor.

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