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Biomanufacturing Firm Establishes HQ at Hudson Research Center

c16 Biosciences Inc. will establish its executive headquarters and biomanufacturing research lab within Taconic Partners and Silverstein Properties’ Hudson Research Center at 619 W. 54thSt. A biomanufacturing company that uses microbiology to brew sustainable alternatives to palm oil, c16. has leased 20,000 square feet of pre-built lab and office space. 

“Hudson Research Center’s pre-built lab program was perfectly suited for what we do and where our company is headed,” said c16 CEO Shara Ticku.

“We look forward to partnering with the c16 Biosciences team to provide the best-in-class lab space to continue their innovative research and production,” said Taconic EVP Matthew Weir. “This is another great milestone transaction for New York City and its growing research sector.” 

The landlord was represented by Jonathan Schifrin and Alessio Tropeano of CBRE, and in-house at Taconic by Weir. c16 Biosciences was represented by CBRE’s John Isaacs and Alex Erdos.  


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