August 6, 2019
Transwestern Development Co. (TDC) expanded its leadership team with the addition of Gayle Blakeley Farris, who joins as Regional Partner, Life Sciences & Healthcare. Working with the TDC leadership team, Farris will lead the pursuit, conceptualization and execution of large-scale corporate and institutionally-anchored life sciences and mixed-use tech transfer campus developments in Houston and other national tech cluster cities.
Farris, who has relocated to Houston from Boston, is a nationally recognized urban, mixed-use life sciences campus developer. For 25 years, she was CEO of Forest City Science and Technology Group based in Cambridge, MA.
She’s completed dozens of university-related real estate developments valued at more than $3 billion. She has experience building more than 3.5 million square feet of state-of-the-art facilities for technology industry leaders, Ivy League universities, medical institutions and hospital research labs in the Cambridge, Baltimore, and Philadelphia markets, including MIT, Harvard, Johns Hopkins, and the University of Pennsylvania.
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