Life Science

Brennan Expands in Pharma Markets

101 Smith Place / Rendering courtesy of the Davis Companies

Burlington, MA – Brennan Consulting, Inc. is currently providing construction layout, as-builts, pile, steel framing and curtainwall layouts, and state-of-the-art technological services in the pharma arena.

At 75/109 Smith Place (now 101 Smith Place) in Cambridge, this 3-story, 161,000sf technical office use is coming online R&D and lab ready, with parking for 150 vehicles, including a subsurface garage. Construction broke ground in early 2021 and completion is anticipated in spring 2023. Bicycle paths, storage, and streetscapes are included as well as targets for LEED Gold. The project is part of The Quad, one of the newest life science neighborhoods and located in the Alewife district, with campus amenities including dining, outdoor spaces, Blue Bikes, and connections to the larger West Cambridge setting.

Located on Route 128, 180 City Point is a new 6-story biotech building expanding the already robust City Point district in Waltham. Included in the programming are 310,000sf of office and lab space, and 19,000sf of amenities such as flex meeting and workspaces, a cafe, roof deck, boutique athletic center, and 900-car garage. The project broke ground on the unusual topography in July 2021.  Construction completion is anticipated in fall 2023.

2 Harbor Street / Rendering courtesy of Handel Architects

Opening in early 2024, 2 Harbor Street in Boston is the newest life science product to come online in the Seaport District and sits in the transitioning mixed-use East Seaport on the edge of Marine Industrial Park. Designed as a 418,000sf, 9-story lab and R&D building, with parking for 250 including an underground garage, the project recently received its construction permit. Delivery is expected in early 2024 and will include a wellness center, lounge, flex-space, and signature outdoor plaza overtop the Ted Williams. It is anticipated to reach LEED Gold.

Phase One of 66 Galen St. in Watertown is a 224,100sf Class A life science center, just outside Watertown Square, adding to the growing cluster in this submarket. The project broke ground in May 2021 and is anticipating a mid-2023 delivery at LEED Gold. Features include indoor parking for 430 vehicles, a rooftop balcony overlooking the Charles, and six private outdoor tenant spaces. A fitness center, retail and cafe space, bicycle storage with repair shop, and Blue Bike stations are folded into the architecture. Phases One and Two will total approximately 450,000sf of innovative research and lab space across two buildings with shared daycare and an expansive outdoor park.