Baidu to Build Headquarters in Shenzhen
Baidu.com will start the construction of their South China headquarters in Shenzhen’s High Tech Industrial Park in Nanshan. Baidu headquarters will be composed of two towers with an area of more than 220,000 square meters.
The towers will also serve as the company’s international headquarters, their research and development center that features a combination of modern and traditional Chinese architectural styles. The building will be finished in 2015 and can accommodate 10,000 employees. The company will be further developing their mobile Internet industry that will make their brand known globally. The Shenzhen headquarters will become the base camp for its platform for international development.
Baidu’s research and development center in Shenzhen will be teaming up their with their research and development center in Beijing, Shanghai and Tokyo that will push Baidu’s strategy of developing cloud-computing technology. Before Baidu established their headquarters in Shenzhen, Alibaba a leading e-business company had already based their international operation headquarters and their research and development center of the company’s cloud computing operations in Shenzhen.