AstraZeneca Partners with Boston Properties on Cambridge R&D Center

Published 5-16-2022
  • AstraZeneca and Boston Properties - 290 Binney Street
  • AstraZeneca and Boston Properties - 290 Binney Street

    Courtesy of Pickard Chilton.

AstraZeneca is partnering with Boston Properties to create a 570,000-sf R&D center in Cambridge, Mass. Strategically sited in the Kendall Square life sciences district, the 16-story building will offer leading-edge lab environments for the discovery of new biomedical therapies and vaccines. Accommodating a total of 1,500 employees, the leased facility will also house the corporate headquarters of Alexion Pharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of AstraZeneca. Designed by Pickard Chilton, the highly efficient structure is expected to attain LEED Platinum sustainable design certification. Occupancy is expected in 2026.

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