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One uCity Square tops off, development team looks to next lab project


While the team topped off One uCity Square, a $280 million, 400,000-square-foot life sciences building, it has already turned its sights on designing another project to capture the robust demand for lab space in Philadelphia.

“We have an overflowing pipeline of tenants,” said John Grady, senior vice president at Wexford Science & Technology, which is building uCity Square in partnership with the University City Science Center and Ventas Inc. “We are in discussions with tenants that would fill and exceed the capacity of the building.”

Philadelphia Business Journal   |  October 26, 2021 (Subscription needed to read full article)

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The Commons Podcast Returns for Season 2

New episodes of The Commons are now available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and wexfordscitech.com.


Live from AURP’s International Conference in Salt Lake City, The Commons host, Tom Osha, interviewed University partners, thought-leaders, and community builders to gain their perspective on various Knowledge Community and Innovation District topics.

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Innovation Quarter introduces Sparq, a launchpad for small businesses and entrepreneurs


Innovation Quarter will further make itself a hub of entrepreneurial innovation with its newest venture, which is set to launch later this year.

Sparq, a small business launchpad, will help entrepreneurs and small businesses connect with local resources and opportunities, Innovation Quarter announced last week.

TriadInno   |   October 26, 2021

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Business, political leaders look to Winston-Salem for ideas on Charlotte innovation district

At 2 million square feet and growing, this city’s Innovation Quarter grabbed the attention of Charlotte political and business development leaders during a visit yesterday. The group included Mayor Vi Lyles, county commissioners board Chair George Dunlap and executives from the Charlotte Regional Business Alliance, who spent two hours exploring medical school labs, revamped tobacco and power plants, and attractions including a public park, a brewery and restaurants.

Charlotte Business Journal   |   October 26, 2021  (Subscription need to read full article)

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850 PBC, the first Wexford and ASU innovation building on the Phoenix Biomedical Campus


Located within the Phoenix Biomedical Campus, Wexford’s Building, known as 850 PBC, expands the downtown biomedical corridor to the northern edges of the urban core. Designed to straddle the line between the academic and professional worlds, the building offers opportunities for meaningful collaboration among the building tenants and the community at large. The building’s design purposefully invites the neighborhood to participate in its success through ground-floor design elements that are visually porous and accessible.

Architect Magazine  |  October 11, 2021

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Startland New
October 4, 2021


TechAccel expands in St. Louis with new facilities in ‘premier ag innovation ecosystem’



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AZ Big Media
October 11, 2021


10 recent projects that have changed Downtown Phoenix



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ENR Southwest
October  26, 2021


Best Higher Education / Research, Project of the Year Finalist: 850 PBC



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