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Confidential Client, New Manufacturing Facility

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GBA provided design services for the renovation of an existing 50,000-SF precast warehouse building. The project involved a tenant finish and building modifications made to support installation of new, manufacturing cleanroom PODS in a leased building for use in a clinical scale gene therapy process.

GBA provided estimating, architectural, mechanical, electrical and fire protection design services, as well as worked closely with the owner to meet tight budget and schedule constraints.

Additionally, GBA provided onsite engineering staff to augment the AveXis engineering staff to assist in construction as-built review, punch list management, equipment start-up troubleshooting, change control documentation, P&ID, SOP, and Batch Record generation and process development support.

Ancillary spaces included labs, cold rooms/freezers, thaw area, CRT warehouse, packaging and inspection.

Project Elements

  • BSL2 labs in prefabricated cleanroom PODs
  • Upgrades to the chilled water and heating hot water system, UPS, generator and new service entrance
  • Coordinated with city and state regulators for code compliance

GBA provided services for multiple phases over a three year duration including:

  • ARC Flash Study
  • Facility renovations of the office, freezer farm, warehouse, mechanical systems and cold rooms
  • Two phases of modular cleanroom PODs housing 12,500 SF of aseptic production
  • 1,500-SF production suite
  • Design of a QC, EM and IQ lab
  • Facility regulatory documentation and design of file management system