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Mayo Biolab at Building 1 Discovery Square

Discovery Square is the economic engine for DMC. It represents the future of biomedicine, research, and technology innovation and is anticipated to be one of the largest drivers of job growth in Rochester,” says Lisa Clarke, executive director of the DMC Economic Development Agency. Mayo's Biolob will be one of the anchor occupants of the @Building1@DSQ.

Beam Project Type: Planning Project Phase: Plan
Impacts

PlanScape: Economic Development ; STEM ; Technology Enablement

DMC: Discovery Square

Community Health:

Results

A new center for biomeidcal research, education and technology innovation.

  • 3 million sqare feet of health uses,
  • 844,000 sqare feet of biotechnoogy uses
  • 90,000 sqare feet of education space

Indicators

Space:

From 1.3M 2016 to 3.0M

IP

Doubling:

  • Research dollars: from 662M
  • Peer review paper: 7,305

Collaboration

Lead Organization: Mayo Clinic

Confirmed Collaborators: Mayo Clinic ; Mortenson ; RSP

Potential Collaborators:

Status Reports Related PlanScape Status on: Economic Development, STEM, Technology Enablement

November 06, 2017 PB: Groundbreaking Building 1 Discovery Square

The building will be the first of several science and research complexes that could total up to 2 million square feet in the 16-block Discovery Square area.

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June 28, 2017 Med City Beat: Discovery Square Biolab (Mortenson) 1st Building

The building (Building1@DSQ) aims to serve as a catalyst for Discovery Square, a 16-block area on the south end of downtown that Mayo and local officials want to develop as a life science research campus.
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March 27, 2017 PB: M. A. Mortenson Co. to lead DMC Discovery Square development

M. A. Mortenson Co. will lead Mayo Clinic's development of up to 2 million square feet of research and education space in the Destination Medical Center Discovery Square district, the clinic announced today.

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February 13, 2017 TBD: Discovery Square Biolab (Mortenson) Status Updates to DMCC

Discovery Square Updates from Mortenson: (1) Project Update (2) Phase 1 Project Team (3) Connection with DMC Development Plan (4) Schedule/Next Steps

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May 27, 2016 DMC EDA: NIH Awarding Mayo Clinic

The Mayo Clinic has been awarded $142 million in funding from the National Institutes of Health to create a research repository of biologic samples to advance precision medicine.

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November 04, 2017: DMCC approves $22M in capitral improvement projects for 2018

While the DMC EDA budget will rise from $3.5 million this year to more than $3.7 million next year, the city will contribute $122,000 less and Mayo Clinic's contribution will increase by $337,000.

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October 11, 2017: What's the vision for Saint Marys Place subdistrict?

PB Reporting: "A Destination Medical Center rendering provides a potential look at the future St. Marys Place. Community input is being sought this week as a final design concept nears."

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October 09, 2017: Taylor Arena Replacement

Discussion of a proposed arena project connected to Mayo Civic Center will continue Tuesday.

The Mayo Civic Center Commission will hear a presentation from London-based PricewaterhouseCoopers regarding an analysis of a proposed sport and entertainment arena to replace Taylor Arena.

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October 01, 2017: University of Minnesota, Rochester Master Plan

PB reports "The University of Minnesota Rochester is taking another step toward its future goal of building a 10-acre college campus at the edge of downtown."

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September 27, 2017: Mayo Clinic Health Disparities Research Lecture by Dr. David Williams

Dr. David Williams in his Keynote Address at the Mayo Research 2017 Annual Health Equity retreat.

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August 03, 2017: Need for workforce development and labor shortage

Members of the House Greater Minnesota Economic & Workforce Development Policy traveled to Rochester on Thursday to learn more about the region's economic challenges. They started the day at the Rochester WorkForce Center at Rochester Community and Technical College

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July 29, 2017: Building1@DSQ (Building 1 at Discover Square)

The DMC Corp. board approved the project Thursday, agreeing to $4.9 million in related tax-increment financing for the developer, Minneapolis-based Mortenson Co.

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July 24, 2017: Wilder Research

In collaboration with the Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation, Minnesota Compass invites you to participate in a listening session in the southern region.

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Created by allnode on 2016/06/07

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While there are a number of registries in the community, Cbeam's distinct value is to pilot a database with a data structure and categorizations that answer the questions such as: What organizations or projects/programs in our community that have purported relevancies with some of the over-arching focuses put forward by initiatives such as DMC, J2G and Health Improvements.

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