Sørild Friidretsklubb (Sørild Athletics club) and JBU have been working together since 2013 to establish an indoor athletics hall with multipurpose facilities situated on Campus Grimstad.
Wednesday 18. May marked the construction start of the new Mechatronics Innovation Lab (MIL).
On Tuesday April 19th an Innovation and Investor conference was held at the Creative Meeting Centre in the Technology Park. J. B. Ugland hosted the conference, arranged on the basis of the Seed Capital Fund that will possibly be established in Southern Norway.
We are proud to announce that on the 12th April 2016 J.M Ugland & Co acquired the vessel Autopride. The vessel was built in 1997 and has capacity for 1220 vehicles. The vessel is on a bareboat contract and operates in Europe.
With a central position, flanked on either side by the E18 main highway and County road fv 420, we are preparing a plot of ca. 2.2 hectares for retail/commercial development. Construction is expected Spring 2017. For more information about the project/plots click here.
Markedsforum East Agder has declared the developers behind Barbu Brygge as “Marketer of the Year 2015”. The prize is intended as a professional recognition for the marketing work carried out during the preceding year, as well as an inspiration for further work. Read the jury’s justifications in Agderposten.
Nicolai Tangen has offered Kristiansand town an art collection comprising of 1100 Norwegian artworks, built up over 20 years. These 1100 art works make up what art connoisseurs claim is the most important collection of Norwegian art from the period 1930-1970.
Such a collection requires, and deserves, a standalone building.
As a part of the ongoing regulation process for Campus Grimstad Arena, brand new 3D illustrations has been developed. The illustrations has been forwarded to Grimstad Municipality along with revised plan material, which will be sendt out for consultation.
Agder Næringspark is presently experiencing significant interest, which has resulted in the signing of several new property sales agreements at Kjerlingland. Servicegrossisten AS represents one of these sales, as featured in Agderposten.
Yet another milestone has been passed today in connection with the development and realization of MIL. The tenancy agreement between JBU (owner) and UiA (tenant) was signed by Director for Real Estate, Bjørn Vedal, and the University Director, Seunn Smith Tønnesen, in connection with today’s board meeting at UiA.
Barbu Brygge phase 1 (50 apartments) is fully underway! The concrete work will continue until May 2016. Further trades have also commenced.
Nicolai Tangen from Kristiansand, currently living in London, has donated his collection of modern art to his hometown Kristiansand. The collection will be placed in the silo in the Kulturkvartalet of Kanalbyen.
J.B. Ugland Eiendomsutvikling AS has joined Lillesand Næringsarealer AS (LINA) to develop Agder Næringspark in Lillesand. To date approximately 10 hectares has been levelled and prepared with technical infrastructure, in addition to the establishment of two petrol stations. (Review, edition 3.2015, Agdernæring)
Production is extremely good. Internal works are underway. Completion is set for December 2016.
The silo dock at Odderoey Island in Kristiansand will, in the course of the next few years, be transformed from an industrial dockland into an urban and progressive section of town. A unique project with close proximity to both sea, nature, culture and shopping.
The University of Agder, the industrial cluster NCE NODE and JBU are working together to establish a test lab for the oiltechnology business sector (and other related industries).
The municipality of Arendal has given MacGregor a preliminary accept for the construction of a new office building of 6 200 m2. Under the office building there will be 1500 m2 parking facilities.