Category Archives: Life sciences

The rise of Greater Boston’s suburban lab market

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By now we’re all familiar with the Boston life sciences story. With Cambridge’s Kendall Square touted by some as “the most innovative square mile on the planet,” and the increased attraction to the Seaport District’s mounting lab development pipeline, Boston’s urban core has solidified itself as a top life sciences market.

The interesting part to this story, though, is the growing number of companies moving beyond Boston and Cambridge and opting instead… Read More

3 reasons why Boston remains the nation’s top life sciences cluster

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For the seventh year in a row, Greater Boston is once again the top life sciences cluster in the U.S. per our latest Life Sciences Outlook. With Kendall Square touted by some as “the most innovative square mile on the planet,” and a growing lab development pipeline in Boston, this distinction should come as no surprise. Even with San Francisco closely on its heels, Greater Boston continues to draw many global… Read More

Celebrating Life Sciences innovation

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To help celebrate the BIO International Convention held in Boston last week, we hosted a get together for our Life Science friends and clients at The Lawn on D in South Boston. The BIO International Convention is hosted by the Biotechnology Innovation Organization, and provides inspiring programs covering the biotechnology and pharma industry’s most relevant and timely topics. BIO 2018 marked the 25th anniversary of this innovative, four-day convention.

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Once considered risky and less appealing, suburban lab is here to stay

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This article originally appeared in The New England Investor.

The harder it is to get something, the more people want it. And that pretty much goes for all facets of life. So, the fact that nearly every life sciences company, both big and small, wants to be in East Cambridge—despite $70.66… Read More

Cambridge: Perched atop the world’s stage and likely to stay there

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From Molly Heath
Executive Vice President, Cambridge

I recently took part in the NAIOP/SIOR End of the Year Commercial Market Review. Following are some of the key takeaways shared at the event.

Cambridge remains one of the strongest markets we track globally. From tech to biotech and pharmaceuticals, tenants are still willing to pay a major rent premium to be part of one of the… Read More

Today’s changing dynamics are shaping tomorrow’s life sciences workplace

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Much of the conversation on changing workplace dynamics has focused on office space, but lab space has been equally as impacted. Like many other organizations, life sciences companies are facing stiff competition for top talent and are increasingly in search of ways to differentiate themselves. A premier, future-focused workplace is one way they can achieve that.

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The Seaport: Boston’s next life sciences frontier

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From Don Domoretsky
EVP, Life Science Practice

“As a real estate developer, we look for growth oriented markets because that’s how you create value,” so says Stephen Faber, Executive Vice President at Related Beal. “You have an insatiable appetite from a community of people that are motivated to invest in life sciences. And we here in Boston have particularly benefited from the growth in… Read More

New year, same story: Boston remains the leader in life sciences

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From Don Domoretsky
Executive Vice President, Life Science Practice

Stop us if you’ve heard this before: Greater Boston is the #1 life sciences cluster in the United States. If this sounds familiar, that’s because it’s happened before. In fact, since we began producing our annual life sciences report, no other region has held the top spot, and 2017 has proven no different.

An analysis of… Read More

REview Podcast: Cultivating a cluster beyond Cambridge in the Life Sciences industry

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From Matthew Powers
Executive Vice President, Life Science Practice

It’s an exciting time to work in the Life Sciences industry in Massachusetts. Our success stacks up on the world stage and we are the model many other states and countries look to mimic. At the heart of much of our growth is the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center, an investment agency that supports life sciences… Read More

Looking for lab space in Cambridge? Alewife offers affordability, availability when compared to Kendall Square

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Bekarian_Peter_Color_Casual_HiResFrom Pete Bekarian
Managing Director, Cambridge

When it comes to life science clusters, there is none stronger or more in-demand than Cambridge. But for companies who have yet to plant their roots in the life science capital, it’s becoming increasingly more difficult—space is sparse and costs are high. And now, new data shows that companies who are lucky enough to have a presence in… Read More