The Italian pharmaceutical company Chiesi Group has started the building of its new headquarters located in Parma, just  in front of the Chiesi Research Centre officially opened in 2011. The new facility will cover an area of 46,300 square metres and will house around 540 people from the executive offices of the research-oriented international Group, whose affiliates are currently present in 27 countries worldwide. Construction work is expected to be completed by 2020.