Emeryville Research & Development Center
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Emeryville Research & Development Center


Location: Emervyille

Use: Office / Laboratory / Manufacturing

Area: 350,000 sq. ft.

Type: New

Completed: 1989



This fully validated and certified vaccine manufacturing plant was the first of its kind approved by the Federal Drug Administration in 1989.  As the third phase of the then-Chiron (now Novartis) campus, the 350,000-square-foot building has special infrastructure and seismic design elements never utilized previously in a mid-rise building.  It was sold to Chiron in 1997.