Construction Updates

Construction is nearing completion for RT2, the second building and Wake Tech's new biotechnology center on the RTP Campus in Morrisville!

O'Brien Atkins is the architect/designer and Rodgers Builders Inc. is the general contractor for the $44 million project. The 63,600-square-foot building will enable the RTP Campus to accommodate an additional 1,100 students.

Along with 20 plus general classrooms and labs, RT2 features:

  • Biotechnology classrooms and labs
  • Apprenticeship hub
  • Aseptic clean room suite
  • Area designed for future Early College partnership with Wake County Public School System

The building's design continues with the brand of instructional spaces that invite students to preview potential career paths and features open spaces that inspire creativity and innovation.

RT2 is expected to be completed in late summer 2021 with some classes starting in mid-October.

Renderings of RT2


Looking toward the Future

The RTP Campus will continue to extend toward Paramount Parkway and within the next 25-30 years the campus footprint and will include several more buildings and parking decks.

Timelapse of Completed Building 1 Construction