DPR Construction announced that construction is complete on the new 176,000 sf research facility for Isis Pharmaceuticals Inc. in Carlsbad, Calif.
Developed by BioMed Realty Trust Inc., the build-to-suit project is the first structure in the new Carlsbad Oaks North Business Park development.
The research facility consolidates the majority of Isis Pharmaceuticals into one building to streamline operations and management. It also increases BioMed’s total leased space with Isis to approximately 204,700 sf.
Highlights of the facility include an open environment and flexible designs, laboratories, an outdoor meeting and dining area and site walking trail. The owner is anticipating LEED certification from the USGBC for incorporating the latest in sustainable technologies and practices.
Designed by the architectural firm, DGA of San Diego, DPR provided construction services on the Isis Pharmaceuticals project. DPR Construction began building this research and design facility in June, 2010.