While many areas of the economy have suffered during the pandemic, the life sciences commercial real estate sector has thrived due to money and resources being directed toward COVID-19 vaccines and therapeutics. As the life sciences sector continues to grow and to seek more real estate, it is important to consider the code and zoning regulations that govern the operation of laboratory spaces in New York City.
In this webinar a panel of industry experts shared:
Yasmeen Pattie, Principal, East Egg Project Management
Yasmeen Ahmed Pattie is the principal and founder of East Egg Project Management, a New York City- and State-certified MWBE firm offering real estate, economic development, and planning services in the life sciences and for non-profits. With 20+ years of relationship building and project management experience,Yasmeen works with growing companies to find, lease, and furnish new office and lab spaces and to access public funding and incentives to support that growth. She also advises larger organizations on development and planning initiatives, including feasibility studies and community programming concepts, in tech and life sciences. She also serves as a life sciences “lens” for developers and other groups. Yasmeen received her degrees from Amherst College and the University of California at Berkeley.
Matthew Malone, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, Associate Principal, Science & Technology Practice Leader
As Associate Principal and Practice Leader, Matt leads the Perkins and Will New York studio’s science and technology team for a variety of research environments and scientific workplace facilities. With over 20 years of planning and design experience, Matt has both concept and design skills having been a part of many award-winning lab projects and hands-on, practical knowledge of the complex facilities required for life sciences extending to the research, design, and construction administration for many different building types including new construction and adaptive reuse. He is a leader in the NYC life sciences market, working with developers, owners, institutions, and researchers to contribute to the growing demand for this sector. Matt is a licensed architect with a bachelor’s in architecture from Syracuse University.
Rae Moore, Specialist, Quality, Research, and Training, Safety Partners
As a Quality, Research, and Training, specialist, Rae ensures the consistency and quality of Safety Partners’ work by participating in all aspects of knowledge management and best practices for EHS programs and trainings. Rae regularly conducts research into emerging and changing regulations, and trains both clients and Safety Partners staff on regulations and safety standards. Rae also leads the team providing support to Safety Partners' clients in New York City.
Prior to joining Safety Partners in 2017, Rae was the Undergraduate Chemistry Lab Coordinator at Harvard University where she managed operations for 15 instructional labs. Prior to Harvard, Rae spent five years as a Research Chemist at McGill University and was Managing Editor of SciStarter, a website promoting citizen science initiatives.
Rae holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry from McMaster University, a degree in Graduate Studies in Inorganic Chemistry from McGill University, and a Master of Liberal Arts in Extension Studies, Biotechnology Management from Harvard University.
Gustavo Mazza, EVP Life Sciences, Milrose Consultants
As Executive Vice President of Life Sciences at Milrose Consultants, Gustavo Mazza is responsible for the leadership and business growth of the company's building code consulting and municipal permitting services throughout regional markets. Since joining the firm in 1990, Mr. Mazza has successfully overseen the construction of many complex and state-of-the-art life sciences facilities including the Alexandria Center for Life Sciences, the New York Genome Center, and NYU Langone Medical Center. He currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Committee for Hispanic Children and Families (CHCF) and is an active member of CoreNet Global and the Latin American Commercial Real Estate Organization.