The Biogen Idec campus is an award-winning facility that serves as the company’s worldwide headquarters.

In addition to the office division of the project, the campus also includes laboratory space including a 12,000-square-foot vivarium creating a state-of-the-art cancer research center.


Infrastructure is in place with a central plant and underground utilities designed to support up to 770,000 square feet of total development sensitive to the environment and natural topography, the project incorporates LEED strategies such as “Green” bio-swales which treat rain and irrigation water run off as well as utilizing reclaimed water irrigation systems.


This people oriented campus connects the administration building to the research and lab building via a glass bridge which crosses over the stream and landscaped Arroyo with views of a lake and walking paths for employees.


The abundant lifestyle amenities at Biogen include a fully equipped gourmet kitchen with a 360 seat dining facility, full service espresso bar and lounge adjacent to the main lobby for visitor and employee interaction, a fully equipped fitness center and outdoor volleyball court and BBQ area


Awarded “Project of The Year” by the National
Association of Industrial and Office Properties.


  • Completion: 2004
  • Location: UTC, San Diego
  • Project Type: Office Campus
  • Size: 770,000 SF
  • LEED Rating: Silver
  • Architect: HOK
  • Contractor: Turner Construction

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