GenH2, a leading developer of liquid hydrogen production, is moving its new global headquarters to the Sunshine State.
The industry leader in liquid hydrogen infrastructure solutions announced on Friday the purchase of an over 10-acre campus in Titusville, Florida. The property will undergo a $35 million renovation and build-out to accommodate GenH2’s needs as the hydrogen economy continues to grow exponentially. The new headquarters, which will be home to more than 100 employees, will also encompass an advanced research lab, light manufacturing center, educational and training classrooms for community engagement, an observation deck and outdoor walking trails, in addition to offices and conference rooms for employees.
GenH2 founder and CEO Cody Bateman said he and his team chose the City of Titusville for their new headquarters following a collaborative partnership between Rocket City Commercial and the North Brevard Economic Development Zone. Bateman, who previously worked for NASA, noted the importance of the company’s global headquarters being located just a few miles away from the Kennedy Space Center.
Our foundation and history go back to this area where many of our employees had been contractors or employees at NASA,” said Bateman. “This is an ideal location for us, where we are confident that we can hire the work-force we need and where we are proud to have the support of the City of Titusville, Brevard County and the State of Florida.”
The Titusville global headquarters will join GenH2 facilities in Texas, New Mexico, and other locations around the country where the company is building a footprint. In total, the company expects to hire 400 new employees in the next two years.
“The hydrogen economy is taking off faster than anyone anticipated, and is reaching a ‘tipping point,'” Bateman added. “Aggressive milestones both nationally and globally are pushing growth across the landscape. In order to meet market demands, we intend to be fully operational and producing our liquid hydrogen and filling stations by 2023.”
Phase I of the project is expected to be completed in early 2022.