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Life sciences real estate services: sequencing your real estate needs

Life sciences real estate requirements are technically complex, capital intensive, and atypical for real estate service providers whose primary focus is office or warehouse space. Time-to-market and funding are crucial factors in driving innovation and successful new pharmaceutical product launches, which, in turn, require laboratories, vivaria, pilot plants, and manufacturing facilities. Our life sciences real estate specialists understand the pharmaceutical product life cycle as well as the technical complexities that can create significant budgetary and scheduling risks. We’ve successfully addressed the risks that surround life sciences real estate decision-making throughout all phases of the product life cycle and across all technical aspects of planning, designing, engineering, and constructing any type of life science space.

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The centerpiece of our approach is how we integrate your technical and financial requirements into the life sciences real estate negotiation process, ensuring these requirements are incorporated accurately into the transaction documents. This fully integrated process enables our team to develop innovative strategies with credible budgets and schedules at early transaction stages, providing clients with the facts needed to make more fully informed decisions.

This transparent, risk averse, “cradle-to-grave” model creates seamless continuity and allows complete flexibility, maximizing the efficacy of our client’s internal resources on either a portfolio or transactional basis.

Life sciences real estate services include:

  • Strategic Real Estate Planning
  • Site Selection
  • Pre-Lease Budgeting and Scheduling
  • Lease Negotiation
  • Site Evaluation Due Diligence Oversight
  • Consultant Team Selection, Engagement and Oversight
  • Post-Lease Project Management
  • Construction Management
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Trend #3: Doctor’s orders

Medical office and related property sectors are seeing increased investor demand. Learn the role data is playing toward insights in our 10 trends for CRE in 2023 report.

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West Coast cities see the largest increase in life science related funding compared to pre-COVID levels

West Coast cities are seeing the largest increase in life science related funding compared to pre-COVID levels

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Change in life science related funding by city

U.S. Life Science investment favors Biotech and AI/Digital Health companies

U.S. Life Science investment favors Biotech and AI/Digital Health companies

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Percent share of life science investment in the U.S. for the following categories Biotech, Al/Digital Health, Medical Devices, Food & Agriculture Tech, Diagnostics from 2014 to 2023 year-to-date

Despite slowing in the first half of the year, select Life Science job postings remain above pre-COVID levels

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Life sciences ​industry overview

Driven by an aging population, steady funding sources, and an urgent need to discover and develop vaccines and treatments for COVID-19, growth in life sciences industries shows no sign of slowing down. Unique location and space use requirements have made the sector resilient, drawing the attention of real estate investors in need of the services of life science commercial real estate specialists.

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Key Contacts

Kathy Gigac, SIOR

    • Principal
    • Managing Director
    • Tenant Representation
    • Occupier Solutions
    • Office
    • Life Sciences
[email protected]

Baxter M. Walker, III, SIOR, CCIM

    • Principal, Occupier Solutions
    • Tenant Representation
    • Occupier Solutions
[email protected]