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Pharmaceuticals HQ Completed

JC&A, Dinneen and AHA Team Up

Laboratory space was significantly upgraded.

Quincy, MA – J. Calnan & Associates, Inc. (JC&A) recently completed the corporate headquarters for Dicerna Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a developer of investigational ribonucleic acid interference (RNAi) therapeutics.

Newly-renovated Dicerna lobby




Together with R.E. Dinneen Architects and AHA Engineers, JC&A transformed 80,000sf in Lexington for Dicerna. The team upgraded the existing lobby and atrium, and significantly upgraded office and laboratory spaces.

A new chemistry lab, a commercial kitchen, and a state-of-the-art fitness center were added. Exterior highlights include a staircase that allows direct access from all three floors to the new, expansive back patio, as well as a new front patio and trellis.

“We are proud to be part of Dicerna’s successful transition to Lexington,” said Greg Lewis, project executive, life sciences at J. Calnan & Associates. “In the end, it’s all about improving patients’ lives, and this new headquarters will allow them to further advance their therapies.”

JC&A is a construction management firm specializing in world-class pre-construction services and challenging construction projects in the Northeast.