SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

Industrial Info Resources

November 23, 2010 05:20 ET

Surf's Up For West Coast Region 2011 Life Science Construction, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - November 23, 2010) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- As the economy slowly gains traction, the western United States' life science industry is enjoying a resurgence in bricks and mortar investment. To date, life science projects that are scheduled to kick off construction in 2011 in the West Coast region (California, Washington, Oregon, Hawaii and Alaska) have a combined total investment value of $2.4 billion. As expected, California leads with $1.5 billion in 2011 construction starts.

Gilead Science Incorporated (NASDAQ:GILD) (Foster City, California) is by far the leader in construction spending, with the company's estimated $600 million, 40-acre campus renovation and expansion project Foster City, California.

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