All activities of residents will take place within a five-minute drive. The local government elaborated that the new concept of the city is appealing and creative to experts, companies and institutions and its pleasant living and working environment creating added value. In addition to city dwellers, the target clients of the Smart City also include tourists or visitors who plan to ome for leisure and sightseeing.
Officials of the IFEZ believe that such upscale infrastructure will make it a lot easier for them to attract professionals, researchers, academics and students to come there to work, live and lead a quality life. In addition to universities, they aim to attract global and local businesses, world-class research institutes, hospitals and international organizations in the business district. Several zones with different purposes have been set aside in the brand new city. They include the bio and medical clusters, education and research facilities, the global business sector, and leisure and tourism clusters. With the state-of-the-art facilities, Songdo seeks to position itself as the Northeast Asian hub for international business when construction ends in 2020.
Source: AIC Group