Gene Editing Firm Signs 263,500 SF Life Sciences Lease in Boston’s Seaport District
BOSTON — Gene editing firm CRISPR Therapeutics has signed a 263,500-square-foot life sciences lease at The 105, a new development in Boston’s Seaport District by Breakthrough Properties. Construction of The 105 began earlier this year and is expected to be complete in early 2022. Cushman & Wakefield represented the tenant in the lease negotiations. Newmark Knight Frank represented Breakthrough Properties, which was launched in 2019 by New York City-based Tishman Speyer and biotech investment firm Bellco Capital. Gene editing refers to technologies that give scientists the ability to change an organism’s DNA.