Canon Breaks Ground on New HQ in New York

5 May 2010 (Last Updated May 5th, 2010 18:30)

Ground-breaking for Canon's new North and South American headquarters in New York, US, has taken place. The building will be located on 52.17 acres at the south-west corner of the Long Island Expressway South Service Road and Walt Whitman Road. The Huntington town planning boa

Ground-breaking for Canon's new North and South American headquarters in New York, US, has taken place.

The building will be located on 52.17 acres at the south-west corner of the Long Island Expressway South Service Road and Walt Whitman Road.

The Huntington town planning board recently approved plans for the 700,000ft² building, which features two multilevel parking garages.

The five-storey building has been designed to meet LEED Gold certification, and will incorporate several green features and employ energy efficient strategies.

Canon is a provider of digital imaging and advanced office solutions.