Cummings Research Park is the second largest research park in the country and the fourth largest in the world. It is one of the world’s leading science and technology business parks, with a mixture of Fortune 500 companies, local and international high-tech enterprises, U.S. space and defense agencies, thriving business incubators and competitive higher-education institutions. CRP is the home of nearly 300 companies, more than 26,000 employees and 12,500 students.



Established in 1962, Cummings Research Park began as an idea during a brainstorming session between Dr. Wernher von Braun and a group of Huntsville community leaders. This conversation about the city amenities needed to attract business sparked the beginnings of Cummings Research Park, first known as Huntsville Research Park.

The group set out to create a collaborative environment for companies who supported the ground-breaking governmental research on Redstone Arsenal. Brown Engineering was the first business to move into the Huntsville Research Park. The engineering firm, headed by Milton K. Cummings and Joseph C. Moquin, purchased a 100-acre lot in 1962 at the end of the dirt road that developed into what is known today as Sparkman Drive.

As a founding business in Huntsville Research Park, Brown Engineering established their research laboratories and flourished. In 1967, Teledyne Incorporated of Los Angeles bought the engineering firm. The company, known today as Teledyne Brown Engineering still remains an anchor tenant in the Park.

In the late 1960s and early 1970s, IBM, Lockheed, Northrop, and the University of Alabama in Huntsville all soon located within the park, all of which grew tremendously and remain in the Park today. After the death of Milton K. Cummings in 1973, the park was renamed Cummings Research Park (CRP). The original settlement of CRP, known as CRP East, filled up by the late 1980s. In 1982, the City of Huntsville purchased additional land, known today as CRP West. Companies including Adtran and Dynetics Inc. as well as the HudsonAlpha Institute and its 152-acre biotech campus are located there.

In 2007, Bridge Street Town Centre opened inside CRP West. The mixed-use project was originally established as a nearby place to offer services to employees inside the Park but soon became a booming regional retail destination.



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February 2018
2018: The Year of Genomic Medicine in Alabama • Two UAH students take first place in embedded security challenge • ADTRAN CTO Industry Insights • O.W.L.'s GroundAware named a Top 30 Technology Innovation

December 2017
HudsonAlpha receives $71,000 Boeing Company charitable grant for STEM workforce development • UAH professors find "widespread misattribution" in research publications and grant proposals • ADTRAN donates 8k to GOKarts to provide Huntsville Hospital pediatric patients holiday cheer

November 2017
INTUITIVE wins Prototype Integration Facility (PIF) task • UAH's New Faculty Research Program awards over $100,000 to 11 faculty members • New hotel coming to Huntsville's Bridge Street Town Centre

October 2017
Research Park sees renewal as it celebrates 55 years • HudsonAlpha to host Tech Challenge in November • UAH leading effort that secures $20 million grant from National Science Foundation • Aerojet Rocketdyne to bring 700 jobs to Huntsville, make $27 million investment

September 2017
Internships with Disney and SpaceX help prepare UAH student for engineering career • HudsonAlpha developing genetics-based ovarian cancer treatments • Dynetics' big week boosts Alabama's aerospace surge in 2017

Summer 2017
Cummings Research Park poised for transformation as it prepares to welcome Blue Origin • NASA fellowship will fund UAH space science student's research on solar wind • HudsonAlpha biotech campus worth $1.85 billion to local economy

May 2017
Aerojet Rocketdyne's $1 million gift creates endowment for UAH space science chair • Huntsville family establishes HudsonAlpha psychiatric research fund • Small drones safer near people than was originally thought • Southern Living opening retail store at Bridge Street Town Centre this summer

April 2017
CRP companies well represented in Best Places to Work Awards • UAH announces new director of D.S. Davidson I2C Incubator • Whole genome versus whole exome: cracking the cases of undiagnosed disease • ADTRAN's Ryan Loy named a Computerworld Premier 100 Technology Leaders

March 2017
UAH proposes new drone takedown strategy to Northrop Grumman • HudsonAlpha discovers new gene signature for breast cancer • Dynetics plans new test site in Decatur • Big changes coming this year at Monaco Pictures at Bridge Street in CRP


CRP Amenities Map



CRP Tenenats

Company Name Website
4M Research, Inc.
5-D Systems, Inc.
a.i. solutions, Inc.
AAR Aerostructures & Interiors
AAR Integrated Technologies
Acclinate Genetics
Advanced Research Center
ADS Environmental Services
AEgis Technologies Group
Aero Thermo Technology, Inc.
Aerojet Rocketdyne
Aerotek, Inc.
Aerovironment, Inc.
Air Methods
Airbus Defense and Space, Inc.
Alabama Department of Revenue- Taxpayer Services Center
Alabama Supercomputer Authority
Alabama Technology Network
All Points Logistics, LLC
Amtec Corporation
Analytix LLC
Andrews Space, Inc.
Apexio Solutions, Inc.
Applied Technology Associates
APT Research, Inc.
Aranea Solutions, Inc.
ARES Corporation
Ariel Precision Medicine
Aries Technologies, Inc.
Arrow Electronics, Inc.
ASRC Aerospace
ASRC Federal
AT&T Government Solutions, Inc
ATEC (Advanced Turbine Engine Co.)
Auburn University - Huntsville Research Center
Avast Realty
Aviagen, Inc.
Aviation & Missile Solutions LLC
Avion Solutions, Inc.
B. G. Smith and Associates, Inc.
BAE Systems
Baron Services, Inc.
Bear Defense Services
Benchmark Electronics, Inc.
Bentley Systems
Bevilacqua Research Corporation
BioDynami Corporation
Black Hall Aerospace
Bonham Technologies, Inc.
Booz Allen Hamilton, Inc.
Brockwell Technologies, Inc.
Butler America Aerospace, LLC
CACI, Inc. - Federal
Calhoun Community College, Huntsville Campus
Camber Corporation
Camisary Inc.
The Catalyst Center for Business & Entrepreneurship
Celsion Corporation
Cepeda Systems & Software Analysis
CFD Research Corporation
CGI Federal
Chugach Alaska Corporation
COLSA Corporation
Comcast Business
Compass-HSV, Inc.
Concero Scientific
Conexant Systems, Inc.
Conversant Bio
Corvid Technologies
Cubic/GATR Technologies
Cummings Aerospace, Inc.
Data Ventures
Davidson Technologies, Inc.
Dawson Technical, LLC
DCS Corporation
deciBel Research, Inc.
Decisions & Advanced Technology Associates (DATA), Inc.
Decisive Analytics Corporation
Defense Contract Audit Agency- AL Branch
Delta Research, Inc.
DESE Research, Inc.
DHPC Technologies
Diatherix Laboratories, Inc.
DigiFlight, Inc.
Digital Fusion, Inc.
Digital Radiance
Digium, Inc
DKI Consulting, a Subsidiary of Cimarron
Ducommun Miltec
Dynamic Concepts, Inc.
DynCorp International
Dynetics, Inc.
E-Ring, Inc.
East West Enterprises
ECS Federal
Edward Jones - Kitty Davenport, Financial Advisor
Elbit Systems of America
Electronic Fastners, Inc.
The Element Hotel
Engility Corporation
EnVention, LLC
Envision Genomics
EPS Corp.
Epsilon Systems Solutions, Inc.
ERC, Incorporated
Evergreen Fire and Security
ExoAnalytic Solutions
Exodus Technology Corporation
F1 Solutions
Faulkner University - Huntsville
Fiscal Systems Inc.
Fixed Wing Project Office
Flir Systems, Inc.
Foresight Biosciences
Frontier Technology, Inc.
Future Research Corporation
G2 Sales
Gastops Inc.
GE Aviations
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc.
General Atomics, EMS
General Dynamics C4 Systems
General Dynamics Information Technology
General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems, Inc.
GH Systems, Inc.
Gideon Services, Inc
Gleason Research Associates, Inc. (GRA)
Global Business Solutions Inc.
Halo Monitoring
Harlan Lee & Associates LLC (HLA)
Hawk Enterprises, LLC
Hometown Lenders
HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology
Hughes Properties Inc.
HydroGeoLogic, Inc.
IDair, LLC
IMI Huntsville, LLC. (Bridge Street)
Infinity Technology, Inc.
InfoPro Corporation (IPC)
InfoSurv, Inc.
Innovative Technology Solutions, LLC
Integrated Management Solutions, Inc.
Integrated Solutions for Systems (IS4S)
Integration Innovation, Inc. (i3)
Interfuze Corporation
Internal Revenue Services
Intuitive Research and Technology Corporation
iXpressGenes (iXG) Inc.
Jackson Center
John H. Northrop & Associates (JHNA) Inc.
Johnson Controls, Inc.
Kailos Genetics, Inc.
Kindred Hospice
Kord Technologies
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc.
Kuwait Liaison Office (KLO)
Kwajalein Range Services
L3 Technologies
La Petite Academy of Huntsville
Layer 8 Technology, Inc.
LCE Newport Beach IT, Inc. (TD Development West)
Leidos, Inc.
Littlejohn Engineering Associates
LJT & Associates, Inc.
Lockheed Martin Corporation
LOGOS Enterprises, Inc.
LSINC Corporation
M.B. Kahn Construction Co., Inc.
MacAulay-Brown, Inc. (MacB)
MACRO Industries, Inc.
Madison County 310 Board
MagnaCom, Inc.
ManTech NeXolve Corporation
Martin Technologies, Inc.
MBDA Missile Systems
Meads, LLC
MegaTech, Inc.
MEI Technologies, Inc.
Mentor Graphics
Mercury Systems, Inc.
MetaboloStasis Therapeutics
Microarrays Inc.
Millennium Systems Services, Inc. (MSSI)
Mira Pharmaceuticals
Mobular Technologies, Inc.
Molecular Logic
Moog, Inc.
MSB Analytics, Inc.
MTS - Manufacturing Technical Solutions, Inc.
MTA, Inc.
MVW Nutritionals
National Scale Technology, Inc.
National Weather Service Weather Forecast Office (NWS WFO HUN)
Network Services & Support, Inc.
nLogic, LLC
North Alabama Center for Educational Excellence
Northington Consulting, LLC
Northrop Grumman Corporation
NSPA Patriot Office
Omega Plus, Inc.
OMI, Inc.
Orbital ATK
Orion Technology, Inc.
PeopleTec, Inc.
Powell Electronics
Pratt & Whitney/Space Propulsion
Premier Pre-School of Cummings Research Park
Prozone Water Products, Inc.
QTEC, Inc.
Qualis Corporation
Quantech Services, Inc.
Quantum Research International, Inc.
Radiance Technologies, Inc.
RadioBro Corporation
Rainbow Child Care Center
Raytheon Company
Red Hat, Inc.
Redstone Federal Credit Union
ResearchSouth, Inc.
Rockwell Collins
Rolls-Royce Instrument and Controls
RS Electronics
RTS Operation Center- Huntsville (ROC-H)
S3, Inc.
SAIC (Science Applications International Corporation)
Scientic, Inc.
Seabrook Solutions
SEI Group
SELEX Galileo Inc., a Finmeccanica Company
Sentar, Inc.
Serina Therapeutics
Shaffer Solutions Corp LLC
Shape Fidelity, Inc.
Shearer & Associates, Inc.
Siemens PLM Software, Inc.
Sierra Lobo, Inc.
Sigmatech, Inc.
Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation
Sierra Nevada Corporation
Simtech (Simulation Technologies, Inc.)
SL1, Inc.
Small Business Technologies, Inc.
Smith Asset Management
Snelling of Huntsville
Southern Research Institute
SpecPro, Inc.
Special Aerospace Services
SSS Optical Technologies, LLC
Stephen Gould of Alabama
Strata-G Solutions, Inc.
StrataForm, Inc.
Stratolaunch Systems Corporation
Strayer University
Sulfilatec, Inc.
Superior Solutions Incorporated
Survice Engineering Company
Synapse Wireless, Inc.
Synectic Research Analysis (SRA, Inc.)
System Dynamics International, Inc.
Systems Engineering Solutions, Inc.
Systems Management and Production Center
Systems Products and Solutions, Inc.
T & W Operations, Inc.
Technical Micronics Controls, Inc.
Technology Service Corporation (TSC)
Teledyne Brown Engineering
Telephonics Corporation
Tennessee Valley Authority
Terma North America, Inc.
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Time Domain Corporation
TMC Design
Top of Alabama Regional Council of Governments (TARCOG)
Transomic Technologies
The Trident Group, Inc.
Trident Technologies
Trideum Biosciences
Trideum Corporation
Tuba Group
Ubiquity Genomics
United Controls Corporation
University of Alabama in Huntsville
US Army Corps of Engineers
UTC Aerospace Systems
Valepro, LLC
Valley Christian Counseling
Valley Fellowship Christian Academy-Upper School
Vencore, Inc.
Verity Integrated Systems, Inc.
Victory Solutions, Inc.
Volatile Analysis Corporation
Warfighter Solutions, LLC
Wendy's of Huntsville
West Corporation - Alorica
The Westin Huntsville
Whitespace Innovations, Inc.
Willbrook Solutions, Inc
Wimberly Company Inc.
Xerox Corporation
Yellowhammer Logistics Services / Landstar Huntsville
Yorktown Systems Group Inc.


There are several opportunities to locate in Cummings Research Park through lease options in existing buildings or through the land acquisition and building development process.

For available existing properties for lease, please follow the link below, to the right/left. Through numerous commercial property brokers, there are a variety of office sizes and associated services available. If you don’t see options that meet your company’s needs, please contact Erin Koshut, CRP Director at the contact info listed below.

Currently, there are approximately 400 acres of land available for development in CRP. Land parcels are available in Cummings Research Park according to a master plan that was designed to provide parcels with a wide variety of size and cost options. Most parcels have a generally rectangular shape and range upward in size from a minimum requirement of five (5) acres. The price per acre for each parcel is determined by its relative proximity to the major boulevards and water features. In addition, prior to the sale of the parcel, the City of Huntsville will complete basic site preparation including road access, curbing, utilities, telecommunications, and drainage.

The process of purchasing and developing land as well as options on leasing or purchasing existing office space available in Cummings Research Park East and West is streamlined through the office of the Research Park Director. The Director maintains an office at the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber and provides a single point of coordination, guiding companies through the approval process. To discuss all options for development in CRP, please contact:

Erin Koshut, Cummings Research Park Director at 256-535-2086 or



For undeveloped land prices, please contact Erin Koshut at 256-535-2086 or


The Chamber of Commerce of Huntsville/Madison County and officials with the City of Huntsville began a new master plan for CRP in 2015. The 50-year plan, designed by a team led by architectural firm Perkins & Will, was finalized in November 2016, adopted by the CRP Board of Directors and the Huntsville Planning Commission.

The CRP Master plan is geared towards enabling innovation and technological achievement for companies located within the Park, regardless of their size or type of research- or technology-based activity. CRP will support the growth of companies throughout all growth cycles. The Master plan incorporates start-up growth through incubators at UAH and BizTech and further developing those start-ups with unique opportunities within a maker-hacker village. Mid-level growth companies find a place in the scale-up area that offers shared services and labs, and large apex companies with entire campuses find a home throughout CRP West and other areas.

The Master plan also includes an overhaul of the CRP’s image as well as incorporating new and additional outdoor amenities to further connect the Park by adding way-finding signs, greenways, bicycle and pedestrian pathways, and pocket parks. In addition, the Park will be supported by programming and services such as food truck fests, lightning-round tech talks, lecture series’, musical events, tech trolley tours, and more connected and collaborative activities.



Erin Koshut
Cummings Research Park Director

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