First-of-its-Kind Net-Zero Carbon Life Sciences & Tech Facility Coming to Boulder

Set to break ground in 2024, world-class Ridgeway Science & Tech will offer 112,423 SF of space of ideally located space fully equipped for innovation, collaboration and sustainability

Boulder-based real estate investment, management and development firm Conscience Bay Company (CBC) today announced it will move forward with a new world-class ground-up office project, Ridgeway Science & Tech, providing much-needed flexible office and lab space to support Colorado’s burgeoning life sciences and technology industries.

“Boulder is home to 17 federally funded labs, we’re surrounded by top-tier academic and research institutions, we enjoy pro-innovation business policies, the highest percentage of advanced degree-holders in the nation, and an exceptional quality of life – all of which has contributed to outsized demand for high-performance office and lab space,” said Daniel Aizenman, Director of Development and Design at CBC. “We saw an opportunity with Ridgeway Science & Tech to create a flexible, state-of-the art office and lab campus equipped to support scientific and technological breakthroughs across a variety of fields – from life sciences, biotech, medical device research and production to robotics, aerospace and technology.”

The project, which was recently approved by the City of Boulder, will be the city’s first net-zero carbon, all-electric life sciences building and technology campus. The 112,000-square-foot project is set to break ground in 2024 and complete in 2026.

Ridgeway Scient & Tech will be equipped with state-of-the-art lab spaces that meet Bio Safety Level 1, 2, and 3 requirements. The project will also feature a cutting-edge communal conference room, a game room and lounge, a wellness room, a meditation room, an indoor bike room with electric bike charging stations, 2,500 square feet of outdoor terraces and collaborative spaces, an on-site café, an outdoor gym, an on-site jogging path, low-irrigation restorative landscaping, pollinator and food gardens, and electric charging stations.

At every level, the project is designed to meet the highest Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) standards, including LEED Platinum, WELL Gold, Wired Score Gold, and Zero Energy Certifications. The building will feature on-site geothermal exchange, on-site and off-site solar panels, and an impeccably insulated and airtight envelope. Its proximity to RTD's Boulder Junction Depot Square Station provides convenient access to public transit, putting tenants just 45 minutes from Denver International Airport, the world’s third-busiest airport. Tenants will also have the advantage of access to while nearby bike trails, open spaces, and mountain views.

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OWNER AND DEVELOPER: Conscience Bay Company is a Colorado-based real estate investment, development and management firm. Driven by the urgency of climate change, they invest in properties and partnerships with the goal of cultivating healthy food, healthy people, and healthy places. Their portfolio is intentionally diverse, ranging from office, life sciences, industrial, mixed-use and multifamily properties along the Front Range to working farms and ranches along the Western slope. Through their long-term investments, hands-on management, practical scientific research, and grant-making activities, Conscience Bay brings a holistic approach to land ownership and stewardship, reimagining agriculture and the built environment in a warming world.

DEVELOPMENT MANAGER: Prime West has been a premier real estate developer in Colorado’s Front Range since 1981. From inception, the core philosophy of Prime West has remained the same: to develop best-in-class buildings with an emphasis on quality, reliability, and relationships.

ARCHITECT: Stantec consists of designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. Balancing these priorities results in projects that advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.

GENERAL CONTRACTOR: Swinerton is a forward-thinking Life Science and Technology construction partner with top biomedical, biotech, life sciences, and technology experience to bring your vision for advanced technology and innovative spaces to life.