213 East Grand - Merck Research Laboratories

South San Francisco, CA

Merck Research Laboratories, the research and development branch of Merck & Co., recently completed construction of its new West Coast headquarters in South San Francisco. The targeted LEED Platinum facility consists of a new nine-story 300,000sqf building at 213 East Grand Avenue. KPW Structural Engineers, Inc. is the lead structural engineer for this R&D facility, working directly with DGA and Merck to support their vision and design of this full shell & core and tenant improvement project. Some of the unique features of the new building include a 300-seat auditorium, conference facility, health and fitness center, and full-service dining facilities.

Completion Date: 2019
Architect: DGA Architecture/Jacobs