UMass Chan Medical School/UMBA - New Education and Research Building (NERB)

Worcester, MA

Type of Project: Ground-Up
Duration of Project: 38 months
Square footage: 350,000 sf
Partners: UMass Building Authority, Architectural Resources Cambridge (ARC), ZGF Architects, Terva/Trident

Noteworthy: Nine-story, 350,000-square-foot biomedical research and education complex to support the development of therapeutics in a high-performance, sustainable environment. The building will feature program space for more than 70 principal investigators, an FDA-compliant manufacturing facility for clinical trial therapeutics, research space—including wet labs, benches, exhaust hood alcoves, linear equipment rooms, and environmental areas—as well as administrative offices, collaboration spaces, and conference rooms. Designed to achieve LEED Gold certification with aspirations to net zero energy use, the facility is scheduled to open in 2024.

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