1.5+ years of work on a neighboring development project, allowed our team to move quickly to leverage existing relationships and secure a portion of the site off‐market. As an example of our bottom‐up expertise and deep roots in the community, this off‐market site area allowed for the project to be entitled in a streamlined and expedited manner, while significantly reducing the land cost basis.
Foundry at Drydock was 100% pre-leased to Ginkgo Bioworks, a synthetic biology company building a platform to enable customers to program cells as easily as we can program computers. Marcus Partners’ track record of delivering state‐of‐art life science buildings for leading users was critical in securing the lease.
The project provides a 90% reduction in fossil fuel consumption from the Massachusetts Stretch energy code and has been designed to Boston’s proposed Zero Net Carbon zoning standards. The project also has several Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives. John Moriarty & Associates, one of our trusted builders for 25+ years, has partnered with Maven Construction, a BIPOC women-owned firm, to build the project. SGA, one of the nation’s leading life sciences architecture firms, is designing both the core and shell in addition to Foundry at Drydock in partnership with DREAM Collaborative, a BIPOC-owned and Boston-based architectural firm