Ultra Labs - Construction Starting December 2023
Fuel discoveries and push the boundaries of scientific innovation in the nucleus of cell and gene therapy.
Ultra Labs is a state-of-the-art, eleven-story, 185,279 square foot building located in Philadelphia's University City breaking ground in late 2023 and available to lease in 2025 that includes predesigned and engineered infrastructure for BSL2 labs and 1-3 floors of cGMP manufacturing.
Ultra Labs Advantage
Develop, scale & do more
Every square foot of Ultra Labs is custom built for science.
See how our scientific real estate plan helps advance your goals:
A single focus to science with the highest base building technology in the market.
14’ – 21’ slab to slab clear heights
100 lb/sf lab, 125 lb/sf cGMP live load capacity
Separately piped lab waste system
Natural gas piping distribution to base building equipment
Central vacuum, compressed air, and gases
Hydronic cooling systems; capability to include a backup “pony chiller” for cGMP spaces
Separate clean / dirty freight elevators
2 chemical reagent feed pumps
Interstitial space for additional infrastructure
2,687 SF of clean storage on the first floor
Where great minds come to work and play
University City and the Station District
Ultra Labs is located in a dynamic innovation and transit-oriented district of Philadelphia's University City where novel experiences for connection, dining and recreation abound. With 2 million square feet of life sciences real estate under development and a vision that will see a city rise over enclosed rail lines, Station District is the new destination for science.
Leading life sciences
Ultra Labs is part of a robust academic and drug development community in Philadelphia
Life Sciences Community
Within University City
Republic has developed 30 million square feet of real estate representing over $9 billion in investment. Republic currently has more than $2 billion of new projects underway with a focus towards transit-oriented developments.