Project plans for a life science campus have been approved for development at 100 East Grand Avenue in South San Francisco, San Mateo County. The project proposal includes the development of two ten-story buildings offering spaces for research and development. The campus will replace a series of commercial structures on the site.
Alexandria Real Estate Equities is the project applicant. ZGF Architects is the designer.
The planning commission approved the project in early October this year. The project site is a parcel measuring 5 acres. The life science campus will feature two buildings; one ten-story building yielding an area of 298,827 square feet and one eight-story building spanning 244,467 square feet. An eight-story parking garage with 782 parking spaces will also be developed on the site. The campus will yield a total built-up area of 541,284 square feet.
Other than R&D activities, the campus will also feature 40 percent of spaces dedicated for office use. A cafe spanning 8,800 square feet is also proposed in the ten-story building.
The estimated construction timeline has not been announced yet.
The project site is located between East Grand Avenue and the U.S. 101, with multifamily complexes built nearby. The is accessible via transportation services like Caltrain, the U.S. 101, BART and several ferry terminals.