Biotechnology Expertise

CBRE Vancouver Biotechnology Expertise

Biotechnology Real Estate is a unique discipline with its own set of complexities. Our team has completed more biotechnology assignments than anyone else in British Columbia. This gives us unparalleled insight into everything from upcoming inventory, zoning restrictions, knowledge of infrastructure and its value as well as the right consultants to pair with.

The following is a select list of the biotechnology transactions completed by our team in the past 20 years. Please contact us for a full list of our biotechnology transactions.

Client Deal Type Address Size
​Immune Network Inc. ​Redevelopment
​BC Research Innovation Centre
UBC, Vancouver
​185,000 SF
​VSM Medtech Ltd. ​Lease ​9 Burbidge Street, Coquitlam
​86,965 SF
​Angiotech Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Relocation​ ​1618 Station Street, Vancouver
​73,197 SF
​Angiotech Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Site Sale
​1628 Station Street, Vancouver ​67,671 SF
​Xenon Pharmaceuticals Inc. ​Lease ​Xenon Genetics Building, Burnaby ​56,776 SF
​Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Inc.
​Design Build   
​8900 Glenlyon Parkway, Burnaby ​51,494 SF
​Response Biomedical Corp. ​Relocation ​1781 West 75th Avenue, Vancouver ​46,032 SF
​Genzyme Corp. ​Renewal ​20353 64th Street, Langley ​45,000 SF
​Response Biomedical Corp.
Expansion 8900 Glenlyon Parkway, Burnaby 31,920 SF
​Genome Sciences Centre ​Lease ​570 West 7th Avenue, Vancouver ​29,000 SF
​Ultrasonix Medical Corp. Sublease 4311 Viking Way, Richmond
​26,693 SF
​Lifescan Canada Ltd. ​Lease ​4321 Still Creek Drive, Richmond
​25,858 SF
​Neuromed Group
​Renewal and
​2389 Health Sciences Mall
UBC, Vancouver
​24,572 SF
​MDDC ​Acquisition ​1099 West 8th Avenue, Vancouver ​20,000 SF
​SGS Lease 655 West Kent Avenue, Vancouver
​19,403 SF
​Michael Smith Health Foundation for
Health Research
​Renewal ​1285 West Broadway, Vancouver ​16,002 SF
​Aquinox Pharmaceuticals Inc. ​Sublease ​5600 Parkwood Way, Richmond ​15,729 SF
​Celator Pharmaceuticals Inc. ​Expansion ​1779 West 75th Avenue, Vancouver ​14,624 SF
​Northern Lipids Inc. ​Sale ​8855 Northbrook Court, Burnaby ​9,600 SF
​Forbes Meditech ​Sublease ​2389 Health Sciences Mall, Vancouver ​9,000 SF
​BC Cancer Agency ​Lease ​1523 West 3rd Avenue, Vancouver ​8,966 SF
​Northwest Imaging FX ​Sublease ​3650 Gilmore Way, Burnaby ​7,288 SF
​Ostara Nutrients ​Renewal ​1199 West Pender Street, Vancouver ​5,608 SF
​Engene ​Renewal ​2386 East Mall, Vancouver ​5,840 SF
​Heartforce Medical Inc. ​Lease ​1818 Cornwall Avenue, Vancouver ​5,310 SF
​Genome DX Biosciences ​Sublease ​311 Water Street, Vancouver ​3,142 SF
​Switch Materials ​Sublease ​3650 Gilmore Way, Burnaby ​1,484 SF
​BioteQ Environmental Technologies Inc. ​Lease ​887 Great Northern Way, Vancouver ​1,044 SF

Global Market

​Client ​Deal Type ​Address ​Size
​Angiotech Pharmaceuticals Inc. ​Sale ​Lab Facility in Rincon, Puerto Rico
​35,000 SF
Angiotech Pharmaceuticals Inc. ​Lease ​Seattle, Washington, USA
19,260 SF​
Angiotech Pharmaceuticals Inc. ​Lease Chicago, Illinois, USA​ ​19,000 SF
​ID Biomedical Lease​ ​Canyon Park, Bothell, Washington, USA
​14,291 SF