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 »

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 »

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 »

Ligand Pharmaceuticals

As Ligand’s business has matured, it has developed a commitment to highly collaborative work environments. Ligand wanted to leverage that transition into an extremely open and highly flexible office and laboratory environment with an emphasis on interaction space, unstructured work environments and leading edge use of wireless electronic communication. As a tenant improvement in an… Read more »