Life Science

Life Science Facility Opens in Boston

Waltham, MA – Hobbs Brook Real Estate LLC (HBRE) announced that it has completed its latest premier life sciences development, 225 Wyman.

The building is a LEED Gold designed, 507,000sf, 5-story ground-up development along the Waltham Route 128 technology belt. HBRE ceremoniously gathered alongside Mayor of Waltham Jeannette A. McCarthy to officially introduce this new, 96% pre-leased property.

Designed by Gensler in close collaboration with HBRE, the building is engineered to accommodate a 60% lab to 40% office ratio. 225 Wyman offers flexible, column-free floor plates up to 55,000sf in the southern portion of the building and 70,000sf in the northern portion of the building. Gilbane Building Company served as general contractor.

Amenities include a three-acre landscaped courtyard with fully connected outdoor workspaces, a 10,000sf boutique fitness center with spa-inspired locker rooms, bike concierge and storage,  a 5-level parking garage with a covered walkway that connects to the building, outdoor event and brand activation space, an expansive lobby with a coffee bar and space to collaborate, a dining room and café, and 150-person, tech-ready flexible conference space.

Some tenants include ElevateBio BaseCamp, a R&D and manufacturing company that offers research and development (R&D), process development (PD), and Current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) in cell and gene therapies capabilities; Seqirus, an influenza vaccine researcher; Pegasystems, a Cambridge-based AI software company; and, TIAA.