Bill Gates to build the City of the Future in the US

TECHNOLOGY NEWS: posted 14 November 2017

The billionnaire ex-CEO of Microsoft, Bill Gates, is buying 25,000 acres of land in Arizona to create the City of the Future.

The “smart city” will be named Belmont and will feature up to 80,000 residential units. 3,800 acres will go towards office, commercial and retail space and 470 acres will be used for public schools.

“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 centres, new manufacturing technologies and distribution models, autonomous vehicles and autonomous logistics hubs,” Belmont Partners said in a news release.

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