150 Second - New, Flexible and Efficient Life Science Space

available to Lease in Cambridge, Massachusetts
posted on August 8, 2012

For more information on this listing, please contact:

Mark McGowan

Inquries may also be directed to:

Peter Abair
Director of Economic Development

Property Description

Delivering 123,000 SF of life science space in Q4 2012, 150 Second has been designed to meet the United States Green Building Council’s LEED Gold certification criteria.

With its attractive architecture and convenient accessibility, 150 Second Street will be a beautiful, contemporary addition to this thriving environment. Pedestrian and bike-friendly, it will stand within a short walk to both the Lechmere and Kendall T stations, as well as offer convenient on-site parking and access to I-93, Mass Pike, and Memorial and Storrow Drives.



Lab Features:

  • Three-floor, 70/30 Lab-to-office design ratio
  • Floor-floor height of 14’8” with 32’ bay spacing
  • Electronic loading and vibration guidelines designed to 8,000 to 2,000 micro inches/second @ 75 steps
  • 150lb/sf live load in penthouse with 100lb/sf on all floors
  • Dedicated expansion space for lab systems including vertically distributed chases, mechanical rooms and rooftop accommodations for supplemental cooling, steam boilers, rated exhaust for H2 or H3 storage rooms, process piping, lab gases, compressed air, vacuum and RO/DI water
  • Common pH holding tank area
  • First floor chemical storage
  • Non-potable and condenser water riser system
  • Up to 2.0 CFM per square foot 100% outdoor air delivered from custom air handling units for lab and office
  • Up to 2.0 CFM per useable square foot for general lab exhaust
  • 46 tons per floor of process chilled water capacity
  • 46 tons per floor of process condenser water capacity
  • Tempered water riser system for emergency fixture use

Loading Dock & Elevator Access:

  • Two elevators (one passenger, one 4,000 lb service) with shaft space dedicated for a third
  • Two truck bays


  • Central chilled water plant
  • Central heating hot water condensing boilers
  • Energy efficient VAV system for office areas
  • Energy efficient plumbing fixtures and shower rooms


  • Primary service feed 3,000 AMP, 480/277 volt, 3-phase service
  • 12 watts/sf for tenant distribution
  • 15 watts/sf for lab area


Listing Details

Property Use Lab, Office
Parking This property has parking available
Building Size (in Square Feet) 123,168
Square feet available 123,168
Date of Construction Available Q4 2012
Property Owner Skanska USA Commercial Development Inc.

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About MassBio

MassBio is a not-for-profit organization committed to advancing the development of critical new science, technology and medicines that benefit people worldwide.

Founded in 1985, MassBio represents over 600 biotechnology companies, academic institutions, research hospitals, and service organizations involved in life sciences and health care, and works to advance policy and promote education, while providing member programs and events, industry information, and services.

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