Life Sciences Projects

Life Science is a dynamic and ever evolving market.

This unique sector demands a Construction Manager with experience, attention to detail, and the ability to identify innovative solutions that meet client need with maximum efficiency.

We are skilled in completing fast-track projects that are turned over in less than 90 days, as well as projects completed via traditional construction delivery methods.

Whatever the need, our proven methodology provides clients a seasoned driver in planning, coordinating, and constructing their facility.




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King Street Properties

75 Hayden Avenue, Lexington, MA
Architect: R.E. Dinneen Architects & Planners, Inc.

  • Addition of new 200,000 SF life sciences building to Hayden Research Campus
  • Project includes a new 1000 Car Parking Garage (built first) with connecting bridge to the new building
  • New facility being construction at rear of active research campus including 45, 55 and 65 Hayden Ave. buildings
  • Utilizing collaborative Architecture/MEP/FP Design/Build approach

Concert Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

65 Hayden Avenue, Lexington, MA
Architect: R.E. Dinneen Architects & Planners, Inc.

  • New 55,500 SF tenant fitout for corporate headquarters for clinical stage biopharmaceutical company
  • Included state-of-the-art labs labs such as Chemistry, BioAnalytical, Analytical, Formulation, Tissue Culture, Pharmacology and Kilo along with conference rooms and many private offices
  • Completed MEPFP Design/Build on a tight schedule

Accent Therapeutics, Inc.

65 Hayden Avenue, Lexington, MA
Architect: R.E. Dinneen Architects & Planners, Inc.

  • 10,000 SF tenant fitout for headquarters
  • Project included office space, cafeteria, and state of the art laboratories – Main Lab, Tissue Culture Room, and Radio Lab.
  • Completed MEPFP Design/Build
  • Project completed concurrently with Concert fitout; both projects completed on a tight schedule

WAVE Life Sciences

115 Hartwell Avenue, Lexington, MA
Architect: DiMella Shaffer

  • Tenant fitout in newly constructed 91,000 SF building
  • Wave leased entire building and BW Kennedy managed the fitout of the building in phases
  • Phase I consisted of 19,000 SF including Lab/cGMP Manufacturing Facility
  • Phase II consisted of 12,000 SF of office space and a cafeteria/meeting areas
  • Phase III consisted of 13,000 SF of office space and 14,000 SF QC and PD Labs

Celgene Corporation

200 Cambridge Park Drive, Cambridge, MA
Architect: Perkins + Will

BW Kennedy provided MEP/FP Design/Build tenant fitout services for Celgene on several floors of 200 Cambridge Park Drive in phases:

  • Phase I – 5th Floor: complete demolition and renovation of 42,000 SF of laboratory and office space to accommodate Celgene’s growth projections for each department and also potential space for future company expansion.
  • Phase II – 4th Floor: renovation and reconfiguring to Celgene’s Mass Spec, Bio chemistry, and Compound Management laboratory. Also, 3rd Floor construction of new team conference Rooms along with the construction of an Employee Hub to accommodate 150 Celgene employees for companywide meetings and training, with state-of-the art AV features. This Hub will also serve as a daily Celgene gathering/collaboration area.

King Street Properties

33 New York Ave., Framingham, MA
Architect: R.E. Dinneen Architects & Planners, Inc.

  • Transformation of former headquarters for MetroWest Daily News into a modern, attractive multi-tenant life science facility
  • Project consists of a 9,000 SF addition and renovation of the existing 97,000 SF building, including a new elevator
  • New landscaping, pedestrian safety and aesthetic enhancements will also be completed at the 10 acre site
  • Completion scheduled for March 2019

King Street Properties

115 Hartwell Avenue, Lexington, MA
Architect: DiMella Shaffer

  • New 91,000 SF building and 42,000 SF Garage
  • First speculative ground-up laboratory construction built in Boston suburbs
  • LEED Silver certified, Class-A laboratory building accommodating 300 employees
  • Includes café designed to be the social hub of the campus
  • ABC Top Excellence in Construction 2017 Eagle Award Winner

UNUM Therapeutics

200 Cambridge Park Drive, Cambridge, MA
Architect: Perkins + Will

  • Tenant fitout of 30,000 SF
  • Chemistry and Biology laboratories, Vivarium, HEPA filtered tissue culture rooms, office space
  • MEP/FP Design/Build by BW Kennedy

Quanterix Corporation

113 Hartwell Avenue, Lexington, MA
Architect: DiMella Shaffer

  • Tenant fitout of 30,000 SF
  • Lab (mammalian cell culture, bacterial cell culture, microscopy, cold room, general) and office space
  • MEP/FP Design/Build by BW Kennedy
  • Completed on a fast-track, 5-month construction schedule
  • Took place in an occupied building with ongoing adjacent tenant activities
  • BW Kennedy also responsible for conversion of the 103,000 SF base building for Life Sciences

Dicerna Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

87 Cambridge Park Drive, Cambridge, MA
Architect: DiMella Shaffer

  • Tenant fitout of 30,000 SF
  • New 4,000 SF Vivarium, lab areas, and office, conference, and reception areas
  • MEP/FP Design/Build by BW Kennedy
  • BW Kennedy completed the fitout concurrently with the 60,000 SF base building renovations to expedite Dicerna’s occupancy

T2 Biosystems, Inc.

4 Hartwell Place, Lexington, MA
Architect: DiMella Shaffer

  • Tenant fitout of 10,000 SF lab and office space
  • Included cGMP laboratories and tissue culture labs
  • Completed with short, 4 month construction schedule
  • Designed lab for highly sensitive cell culture use where there could be no cross contamination
  • Designed system with dedicated exhaust and air handling units for specific areas of the lab
  • Provided air pressurizations and gowning/de-gowning rooms to ensure quality control
  • Labs designed to meet cGMP standards
  • MEP/FP Design/Build by BW Kennedy
  • T2 Biosystems is a repeat client since 2010

Amgen

Tenant Fit-out at 200 Cambridge Park Drive, Cambridge, MA
Architect: Perkins + Will

  • Tenant fitout of 60,000 SF
  • Provided MEP upgrades to all systems, IT infrastructure, and process piping to Amgen equipment and electrical systems
  • MEP/FP Design/Build by BW Kennedy
  • In an iterative process, BW Kennedy and Amgen collaborated to design, price and execute work in a seamless manner to expedite delivery of the space
  • Coordinated with Amgen user team and architect’s design team
  • Required very aggressive schedule to meet Amgen’s occupancy deadline with zero design in place at the start of project

WAVE Life Sciences

Tenant Fit-out at 733 Concord Avenue, Cambridge, MA
Architect: DiMella Shaffer

  • Tenant fitout of 29,330 SF
  • Chemistry, Biology and Synthesis Labs