Tags: Life Science

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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BUILDING BIO

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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Moderna Pays $91M for Boston Life Science Property

By Gail Kalinoski Pharmaceutical and biotechnology company Moderna has acquired a newly built 140,000-square-foot Boston-area GMP facility from developer Oxford Properties Group for $91 million. The 24-acre parcel, acquired as a vacant site by Oxford in 2021, is located at 149 Hayes Memorial Drive in Marlborough, Mass., a Boston submarket. Oxford built a two-story biomanufacturing facility that was designed to […]

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Cambridge Crossing arrives after two decades. It was worth the wait.

By James McCown CAMBRIDGE — “In the city there must be regularity and fantasy, relationships and oppositions, and casual and unexpected elements to vary the scene,” wrote Marc-Antoine Laugier, an 18th-century Jesuit and arguably the world’s first architecture critic, having penned the seminal Essai Sur l’Architecture in 1753. His advice holds true today. Cities must be […]

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