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.