Sorrento Therapeutics

Sorrento Therapeutics is an antibody-centric, clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of safe and effective immunotherapies for oncology and autoimmune/inflammation diseases. The company’s acquisition of several companies drove the need to expand its facilities and bring these acquisitions under one roof in a leased 75,000-square-foot building. The project included renovation of… Read more »

Abide Therapeutics

Abide Therapeutics, based in La Jolla, California, is a startup chemoproteomics company founded in 2011. The company’s goal is to harness the therapeutic potential of serine hydrolases to yield drugs for treatment of a broad range of unmet medical need. In 2014, FPBA completed work on an 8,000-square-foot office lab renovation. Considering Abide’s young age… Read more »

Cymer Café and Kitchen

Cymer, the largest supplier of deep ultraviolet (DUV) light sources, sought to expand its existing facility by adding a full-service kitchen and café for employees and visitors to enjoy. The expansion is an addition to the 134,000-square-foot facility designed by FPBA in 1999. The vibrant space is flooded with expansive light from the north-facing glazing… Read more »

Project SHORE

Project SHORE (Shire Operations for Regenerative Expansion) was master planned to be a new build-to-suit campus for Shire’s Regenerative Medicine Business Unit and provide increased commercial production capacity of Dermagraft, a dermal substitute approved for treatment of diabetic foot ulcers, along with future capacity for other products.  The master plan includes an ultimate build out… Read more »

Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Gilead Sciences commissioned this project to further its commitment to advancing therapeutics in the quest to improve lives. With over 23 acres in an industrial and manufacturing park in Southern California, Phase 1 is designed for 320,000 usable square feet in five buildings with generous vertical clearances to accommodate manufacturing equipment. The complete campus build-out… Read more »

Gilead Sciences Tenant Improvement Laboratory

Gilead Sciences opened its new site in Oceanside by purchasing an existing clinical-scale manufacturing building. Ferguson Pape Baldwin Architects was tasked with creating a campus environment when Gilead acquired the adjacent building to house laboratories and office space. The new site improvements created accessible pedestrian access and landscaping to tie the two buildings together, and… Read more »

Gilead Sciences Tenant Improvement

Gilead Sciences opened its new site in Oceanside by purchasing an existing clinical-scale manufacturing building. Ferguson Pape Baldwin Architects was tasked with creating a campus environment when Gilead acquired the adjacent building to house laboratories and office space. This parcel had limited parking and site area for utilities, so FPBA utilized its past experience in… Read more »

ViaSat – Building Six

ViaSat, a leader in innovative satellite and wireless communication products for commercial and military markets, expanded to a seven building campus. FPBA were hired to relocate the Operations Group into a new facility that enhances their Operations’ efficiency, teamwork and cooperation.  An newly upgraded entrance and lobby is the portal to and from the existing campus where manufacturing… Read more »

Genoptix CLIA Laboratory

As a 7,500-square-foot program component for the design of a larger cytology and oncology diagnostic facility, Genoptix required a certified CLIA (Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments) laboratory. Criteria included conformance to CDC’s Standards and Certification: Laboratory Requirements (42 CFR 493) issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), with particular design attention to criteria… Read more »

BioMed Realty Trust’s Road to the Cure Laboratory

Significant exterior and interior upgrades were designed by FPBA to BioMed Realty Trust’s facility at Road to the Cure, a 1980s vintage building located in La Jolla, California.  The 68,000-square-foot building was completely renovated to include four upgraded laboratory spaces that take maximum advantage of both natural light and the landscaped views outdoors. Reconfigured laboratory… Read more »