Life Science

Cubist Pharmaceutical Headquarters Expansion
Lexington, MA

Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc. is a Lexington biotechnology company which develops antibiotics to treat infections and virus. Highpoint was selected as the prime civil engineer and move the project from the early stages of rezoning through to design development and into construction.

Work associated with the proposed development includes:

Construction of a 105,560 gsf building addition via a two-story vertical expansion above an existing one-story 93,062 gsf building, and two 3 story building additions.
Construction of a 300 vehicle, three and a half level structured parking garage within the general limits of an existing surface parking lot.
Construction of new exterior building entrance courtyard and auto-court.
Conversion of an existing exterior auto-court and visitor drop off into a pedestrian/employee courtyard.
Associated site and utility/stormwater infrastructure improvements.

Key Services Provided:

Project planning

Schematic site design
Public outreach
Re-zoning support for Cubist’s flagship pharmaceutical R&D campus. The re-zoning allows the future expansion of a 110,000 sf pharmaceutical R&D laboratory facilityand 300 car parking  garage.

Comprehensive Permitting (local, state, federal),
Design Development
Stormwater Design
Municipality Coordination
Public Hearing Representation
Cost Estimating
Value Engineering
Project Management Services
Construction Observation Services
Construction Administration