PASADENA, Calif., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE: ARE) today will shuttle more than 100 life science executives from around the world on a tour of Green and LEED certified buildings and environmentally sustainable operations in the San Diego life science cluster market. This unique BIO Bus Tour is being held in conjunction with the Biotechnology Industry Organization's International 2008 Convention taking place in San Diego, California.
Alexandria has a dominant market position in its San Diego life science cluster market. It currently owns and operates approximately 2.2 million square feet of office/laboratory space in that market, including approximately 440,000 square feet of embedded future ground up development. San Diego is home to leading pharmaceutical, biotechnology, life science product and service companies, as well as renowned scientific research institutions. Alexandria has strongly supported and assisted the growth of the life science industry in San Diego. Alexandria includes amongst its prestigious client tenants in San Diego: Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc., The Scripps Research Institute, Syngenta AG, Laboratory Corporation of America, Senomyx, Inc., Biogen Idec, Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Smith & Nephew plc, Ambrx, Inc., Genzyme Corporation, Forward Ventures and Becton, Dickinson and Company.
The tour will be conducted at the premises of several Alexandria client
tenants: the amenities building of Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. located at
4575 Eastgate Mall, which has received LEED Certification, and The Burnham
Institute for Medical Research, located at 3010 Science Park Road for which
LEED status is being pursued. The tour will also include visits to
University of Califor
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