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Gov. Patrick Attends Groundbreaking For Six Ten Main Street At MIT

November 21, 2011 Leave a comment Go to comments

Cambridge, Mass. – Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick today participated in the groundbreaking for Six Ten Main Street at MIT, a planned 500,000 square foot research facility being built for Pfizer.  The site will become the new location of Pfizer’s Cardiovascular, Metabolic and Endocrine Diseases, and Neuroscience Research Units.

Speakers at the groundbreaking included Governor Patrick; Dr. Susan Hockfield, president of MT; Dr. Mikael Dolsten, president of Pfizer Worldwide Research & Development; David Maher, mayor of Cambridge; Dr. Rod McKenzie, head of Pfizer PharmaTherapeutics Research and Development; and patient advocate, Dr. Allen Krieger.  A reception followed the ceremonial groundbreaking at MIT’s McGovern Institute for Brain Research.

Six Ten Main Street at MIT will be LEED-certifiable, and include two buildings of office and lab space, 100,000 SF of retail and an underground garage.  Six Ten Main Street at MIT will help continue to position Kendall Square as an innovation cluster, particularly for pharmaceutical and biotechnology company.

RBJ president Bob Richards attended the groundbreaking.  RBJ is MIT’s commercial real estate counsel for Six Ten Main Street at MIT.

More information on Pfizer’s plans, the anticipated creation of new jobs, and the Massachusetts Life Sciences Act can be found in this press release from the Governor’s office.

View the official State Press Release here.

Pfizer groundbreaking at Six Ten MIT

Governor Patrick speaking at the groundbreaking

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