Life Science

Massachusetts Biopharma Job Growth Surpasses that of Other States: Report

By Charlotte LoBuono The Massachusetts Biotechnology Council, the nation’s oldest biotech trade association, released its 2023 Industry Snapshot on September 6. The report found that biotech and pharmaceutical companies in Massachusetts added more research and development and biomanufacturing jobs than in most other states in 2022. The biopharma R&D workforce in Massachusetts had a year-over-year growth rate of 8.5% […]

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Massachusetts’ biopharma industry keeps growing. Two headwinds could slow it.

By Rowan Walrath Massachusetts’ life sciences industry grew by more than 7,000 jobs last year, outpacing competitor states even as the so-called “Covid boom” began to wane. That’s according to the latest “Industry Snapshot” report put out by the Massachusetts Biotechnology Council, the trade group better known as MassBio, which examines trends in workforce, real estate, […]

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Developers top off $915M lab project in Allston

By Rowan Walrath – Life Sciences Reporter, Boston Business Journal Developers hit a significant milestone in construction for a new, $915 million lab project in Boston’s Allston neighborhood. On Monday, developer King Street Properties and building contractor Consigli Construction Co. Inc. topped off the project that will become Allston Labworks, a mixed-use site involving life sciences space, […]

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By Rowan Walrath  Massachusetts leaders want to make the commonwealth a hub for not just the research of drugs, but for the manufacturing of drugs. It’s a goal that’s seen progress in stops and starts before. The Genetics Institute Inc., the legendary Cambridge company that pioneered biomedical research in the early 1980s, set up shop in […]

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