Bill Gates is building his own, brand new city

Bill Gates is purchasing 25,000 acres of land in the West Valley area of Arizona, 45 minutes west of Phoenix, with the intent of building a high-tech "smart city" named Belmont. "Belmont will create a forward-thinking community with a communication and infrastructure spine that embraces cutting-edge technology, designed around high-speed digital networks, data centers, new manufacturing technologies and distribution models, autonomous vehicles and autonomous logistics hubs," said Belmont Partners, the real estate firm involved in the purchase, in a press statement.[...]

Bill Gates is building his own, brand new city

'Belmont will create a forward-thinking community with a communication and infrastructure spine that embraces cutting-edge technology'

Tue 14 Nov 17 from The Independent

Bill Gates plans to build a smart city in Arizona desert - CNET

Investment firm controlled by the Microsoft cofounder buys plot of land for city capitalizing on cutting-edge infrastructure.

Mon 13 Nov 17 from CNET Cutting Edge

Bill Gates firm puts $80 million behind ‘smart city’ in Arizona

One of Bill Gates' firms invested $80 million into nearly 25,000 acres of land west of Phoenix, Arizona to build a 'smart city' of the future. The proposed community, ...

Mon 13 Nov 17 from Engadget

Belmont, Arizona is a smart city funded by Bill Gates

One of the many investment companies owned by Microsoft founder Bill Gates has purchased a whopping 25,000 acres of land in Arizona. Located roughly 45 minutes outside of Phoenix, the land will ...

Mon 13 Nov 17 from Techspot

Bill Gates spends $80m on Arizona land to build smart city

An investment firm owned by Bill Gates has bought 25,000 acres of land in a remote area in Tonopah, around 50 miles (80 km) west of Phoenix.

Mon 13 Nov 17 from Daily Mail

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