Brokerage Life Science

The Kidder Mathews Life Science group specializes in advising life science landlords, tenants, investors, and developers on the West Coast, with a prominent presence in each innovation cluster, including Seattle, San Francisco Bay Area, and San Diego.

Life science companies need the best space to thrive, particularly in an industry where products, markets, and technology move rapidly. Our life science experts anticipate these needs. With a long history of representing the West Coast’s most innovative companies, we know how to make the most of the capital our clients are working with right now and prepare them for the future no matter where their business takes them.

Members of Kidder Mathews’ Life Science group represent our specialists’ integration with strategic strategy/implementation and transaction management, focusing on companies’ specific operational and business requirements in the thriving life sciences sector.

Whether leasing or investing, the Kidder Mathews Life Science group has the deep commercial real estate and local market expertise and connections to assist companies with short- and long-term facilities, resulting in superior solutions for our clients. Our team realizes that a lease or an acquisition is one part of a more extensive process.

We have built strong relationships with industry experts to provide life science occupiers and investors with high-quality, specialized services, including:

Corporate business strategy
Project/construction management
Permits & licensing
Code compliance
Manufacturing systems advisory

Economic incentives
Furniture & equipment
Teleco/data solutions

Specializing In

Landlord/tenant representation

Location analysis

Site searches

RFP/proposal generation and analysis

Laboratory/clean room space planning and design assistance

Electrical/mechanical/plumbing system consultation

Facility planning/construction management

Design-build team formulation & coordination

Strategic facility planning and implementation

Client Segments

Significant Transactions

±75,480 SF | Lease

S. San Francisco, CA

Bristol-Meyers Squibb
±57,000 SF | Lease

S. San Francisco, CA

87,000 SF | Lease

S. San Francisco, CA

Merck/Sirna Therapeutics
±67,000 SF | Lease

at 1700 Owens
San Francisco, CA

Nektar Therapeutics
102,000 SF | Lease

at Mission Bay
San Francisco, CA

100,500 SF | Lease

at Mission Bay
San Francisco, CA

Regional Leadership


Brian Hatcher, President & COO
206.296.9600 / brian.hatcher@kidder.com

Northern California & Nevada

Eric Luhrs, Regional President, Brokerage
408.588.2333 / eric.luhrs@kidder.com

Southern California & Southwest

Mark Read, Regional President, Brokerage
858.369.3010 / mark.read@kidder.com
Eric Paulsen, Regional President, Brokerage
949.557.5079 / eric.paulsen@kidder.com