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 »

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 »

La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology

The La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology is a private biomedical research institute located in UC San Diego’s Science Research Park. The South Shell Lab Build-Out project consists of 6,000 square feet of flexible laboratory space for biomedical research, including a tissue culture lab, principal investigator offices and a lab technician office area. The project… 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 »

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 »

Genentech – Product Operations Facility

This campus houses one of the most advanced facilities of its type in the world, setting new standards not only for biotech process design and automation but also in project execution and delivery. Since its completion, this 90,000-liter-capacity facility has produced significant cancer and arthritis therapies for the U.S. and the world. While all mammalian… Read more »

San Diego Zoo Beckman Center For Conservation Research

The Institute for Conservation Research at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park houses six laboratories, six research divisions and is a LEED Silver facility. Dedicated to making ground-breaking innovations in science and technology, the Institute for Conservation Research helps solve complex conservation issues and is one of the largest zoo-based multidisciplinary research efforts in the… Read more »