SkySong 3 open to public at ASU Scottsdale Innovation Center

0121Ns News Story (SkySong3) FOR WEBSkySong 3, the latest office building at SkySong, The ASU Scottsdale Innovation Center, is now open to the public with the majority of its tenants moved in.

A grand opening celebration is 4 p.m. at SkySong, 1475 N. Scottsdale Road, according to a press release.

Speakers at the Grand Opening Event will include:

  • Michael M. Crow, President, Arizona State University
  • Scottsdale Mayor Jim Lane
  • Sharon Harper, President and CEO, Plaza Companies (SkySong master developer)

SkySong is located on the southeast corner of Scottsdale and McDowell roads in Scottsdale. The new 145,000-square-foot building is along SkySong Boulevard, just southwest of the project’s iconic shade structure.

The building’s tenants include:

  • Arizona State University
  • Theranos
  • Workiva (formerly WebFilings)\
  • Hivewyre
  • Pxyl
  • Safari Books Online
  • Solugenix
  • Holualoa Companies
  • Plaza Companies

The LEED-Silver Certified building also boasts a number of cutting-edge features, including a large conference center, an interactive video presentation in the building’s lobby and a new bicycle center for use by employees working at SkySong, the release states.

SkySong 3 is already 90 percent occupied, according to the release.
Companies at SkySong enjoy a special relationship with Arizona State University, which has more than 82,000 students studying across four metropolitan Phoenix campuses, in Lake Havasu and online.

ASU is one of the largest public universities in the nation, with the majority of its students attending its campus in Tempe, Arizona, less than three miles from SkySong.
In addition to locating its own innovative research units at the center, ASU provides tenants with direct access to relevant research, educational opportunities and cultural events on its campuses.

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