Mortenson Reveals Design, Location Of Destination Medical Center’s First Building
Designed for life science research and innovation, the new building features a tenant-focused, amenity-rich design.
Mortenson recently announced the design and location for its first building in the Destination Medical Center (DMC) Discovery Square development in Rochester, Minn. DMC is a public-private economic initiative with a 20-year plan to turn Rochester, Minn., into a destination that will attract developers, investors, startups and entrepreneurs to live and work in “America’s City for Health.”
Designed for life science research and innovation, the new building features a tenant-focused, amenity-rich design. Groundbreaking on the project is planned for late 2017 with a target completion date in 2019.
Highlights of the 60,000-plus-square-foot facility include a close physical linkage to Mayo Clinic and an integrated design with flexible, open workspaces. Common spaces will be centralized within the building to promote collaboration and building orientation, massing, wall/roof construction and mechanical systems will be energy efficient. The facility also will be in close proximity to Collider, an entrepreneurial ecosystem for tech innovators and collaborators in Rochester.