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Wareham Development announces third new lease at EmeryStation West
Zogenix, Inc. joins Dynavax and Profusa at Wareham's newest research-oriented building
By: Wareham Development
Zogenix, Inc., a long existing tenant of Wareham Development, will move its current 22,000 SF Emeryville headquarters at Wareham's EmeryStation I building into its new 37,000 SF office on 5th floor at EmeryStation West. Zogenix, Inc. is a pharmaceutical company committed to developing and commercializing CNS therapies that address specific clinical needs for people living with orphan and other CNS disorders who need innovative treatment alternatives to improve their daily functioning.
"We are delighted to welcome the Zogenix team to EmeryStation West and gratified that our relationship with them continues at our EmeryStation campus," says Wareham partner Geoffrey B. Sears.
Wareham Development and Zogenix represented themselves in the deal.
The world class addition to Wareham's highly-successful 2-million SF EmeryStation research and tech campus was designed to meet LEED Gold standards. Its seven levels of laboratory and office space sit above a two-story transit center and 125-car parking podium.
The construction team, led by Perkins + Will, one of the preeminent firms specializing in the design of laboratories and office for the life science and tech sectors, included Nova Partners, DPR Construction, Rutherford + Chekene, and Interface Engineering.
The new East Bay/Transbay transit center at the street level will serve Amtrak's Capitol Corridor commuter route from Sacramento to San Jose. Bus bays allow passengers to hop off the train and access last-mile transit options including AC Transit to the new San Francisco Transbay facility or elsewhere, to the free EmeryGoRound shuttle to BART and around Emeryville, or to taxis, limos, car and bike shares.
In its 40th year, Wareham Development is one of the largest privately-held real estate development and property management companies in the Bay Area. It has been in the forefront of the transformation of Emeryville and Berkeley into an international hub of headquarters for the research and tech sectors, most of whom reside in its EmeryStation and its Aquatic Park Center research and tech campuses.
Wareham's mixed-use, multi-tenanted research and tech campuses in Emeryville, Berkeley, Richmond, and Palo Alto award-winning architecture, spectacular landscaping, abundant tenant-friendly amenities, and superb property management—all hallmarks of Wareham projects.
Wareham tenants encompass the spark and promise of small companies on the verge of growth, and large corporations whose fortunes span the globe.
Recently, Wareham also executed leases at EmeryStation West with Profusa, Inc. for 18,000 square feet and Dynavax Technologies, Inc. for 75,000 square feet. Profusa is moving its headquarters from South San Francisco and Dynavax will move from Berkeley.
Wareham also recently announced an expansion of a 23,500 square foot lease at its Aquatic Park Center campus in Berkeley. Longtime Wareham tenant Caribou Biosciences, Inc. will now occupy 50,000 square feet at 2929 Seventh Street.
"We are proud of our associations with all of our tenants, and feel deeply privileged to play a role in their success," says Sears.
Wareham Development has helped to shape the Bay Area since 1977 with a real estate portfolio encompassing more than 4.5 million square feet of space located in multi-tenant, mixed-use campuses with award-winning architecture, spectacular landscaping, and tenant-friendly amenities. They are committed to the long-term economic and environmental vitality of the communities where they do business, and are dedicated to supporting neighboring school districts and students. www.warehamdevelopment.com