Real Estate

location

an emerging
life science
real estate market

New real estate developments are being built specifically for life science and biotech companies. The DFW office market continues to be a leading destinations for corporate relocations and the region is the leading industrial market in the country. All of these things add up to a market where just about any size of life science company can find a home.

Office

From multitenant buildings in the urban cores to office parks throughout the region, companies are able to find space almost anywhere in the region. 

Industrial

DFW Airport is one of 2 IATA CEIV Pharma Community airports nationwide and the region is the top industrial market in the country. 

 

Land

An abundance of land in DFW offers companies opportunities to build space to their exact needs.

 

 

Lab

DFW developers are working to add more lab space based on market demand from life science companies.

 

SUPPORT

Life Science Liaison

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SPOTLIGHT

Office submarkets

Office space in the DFW area is concentrated in key areas. These include the Dallas and Fort Worth Central Business Districts, developments along the Interstate 35E, North Central Expressway, and Dallas North Tollway corridors, and between downtown Dallas and its northern suburbs. Master-planned developments include Irving’s Las Colinas, Plano’s Legacy West, and Richardson’s CityLine, among many others.

Life Science

Projects

New facilities, including wet labs, university research collaborations, and new office campuses, are being developed across the region to support the life science community. Here are just a few.

BRIDGE LABS – PEGASUS PARK 

  • Coming to 25-acre Pegasus Park biotech and life science campus in 2024; Bridge Labs features 135,000 square feet of purpose-built lab and R&D space.

TEXAS A&M RESEARCH AND INNOVATION CAMPUS –
FORT WORTH

  • Announced in 2021
  • The campus will feature new programs in emergency response communication, medical technologies, advanced manufacturing, nutrition, biotechnology, medical laboratory science and nursing.

TEXAS RESEARCH QUARTER

  • The 200-acre project centered on the former headquarters of EDS in Plano could eventually offer over 4 million square feet of lab, office, and therapeutic production space
  • Phases one and two would see two existing buildings on the main campus transformed into 970,000 square feet lab and office space and 120,000 square feet of amenity space, 

TEXAS INSTRUMENTS BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING AND SCIENCES BUILDING

  • This 150,000 square foot building, located on the East Campus of UT Southwestern Medical Center. Opened in 2023.
  • Partnership between UT Southwestern Medical Center and UT Dallas, bringing their biomedical engineering programs together.

BIOLABS

  • Cambridge, Mass.-based BioLabs first central U.S. Lab, located at Pegasus Park
  • Lease space to incubate 30 to 40 biotech companies, available on a monthly basis
  • Class A space to accommodate 130 total benches, including wet labs – 5 private labs, 100+ desks, and 29 private offices
  • Over $2 million in shared equipment. 

FRISCO STATION HEALTH + WELLNESS DISTRICT

  • This development includes a 180,00 square foot phase I building for life science headquarters, R&D, and Labs. 430,000 square feet is anticipated for future expansion. 
  • Part of Frisco Station, a globally recognized, award-winning 242-acre, mixed-use development.

FORT WORTH MEDICAL INNOVATION DISTRICT

  • In the Near Southside, Fort Worth’s growing medical industry is joining forces with its local entrepreneur community to explore new and exciting frontiers in the medical and biotech industries – all in a location that will provide top talent with a variety of places to live, work, play and collaborate on new health advancements.

     

TCU BURNETT SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

  • The building will be home to 240 medical students and hundreds of faculty and staff. 
  •  Construction has begun on a four-story, approximately 100,000 square-foot medical education building at the northeast corner of South Henderson and West Rosedale streets.

TECH FLEX

  • 92,000 square feet within an approximately 500,000 square foot warehouse in South Fort Worth
  • Incubator tenants
  • The flexible space can accommodate companies as they grow

PEGASUS PARK

  • The 25-acre Pegasus Park biotech and life science campus currently consists of more than 750,000 square feet of office and warehouse space across multiple buildings, including an 18-story office tower. 

UNIVERSITY HILLS

  • Hoque Global has announced plans to acquire a 270-acre plot of undeveloped land next to the University of North Texas at Dallas campus. 
  • The development includes plans for 1.5 million square feet of commercial space, including options for life science facilities.
contact us

The Dallas Regional Chamber's economic development team works directly with companies, location consultants, and local and state allies to market the region and attract new and expanding corporations. We serve as a single point of contact for companies, site selection consultants, and corporate real estate executives examining the region.

Kelly Cloud

Vice President – Life Sciences
Dallas Regional Chamber
214.746.6749 
kcloud@dallaschamber.org

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BioNTX is the bioscience and healthcare innovation trade organization in North Texas, an affiliate of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization in Washington, DC. They are the bridge between businesses and job opportunities, providing direct cost savings services, networking events, and educational programming to the bioscience and healthcare innovation community in North Texas.