Colliers International Concludes 82,985 sf Lease for New UCART Manufacturing Facility

Cellectis, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company that harnesses the immune system to target and eradicate cancer cells, has announced that it has entered into a lease agreement for an 82,000 square foot commercial-scale manufacturing facility named IMPACT (Innovative Manufacturing Plant for Allogeneic Cellular Therapies) in Raleigh, North Carolina, for clinical and commercial production of Cellectis’ leading allogeneic UCART products. 

The facility, located at 2500 – 2540 Sumner Boulevard in Raleigh, NC is owned and managed by Equus Capital Partners. This location was the culmination of an exhaustive search – reflective of the limited availability of suitable building inventory to support commercial manufacturing of UCART therapies.

Mike Brown and Joe Fetterman led the East Coast real estate search with Colliers International’s Life Sciences Practice Group colleagues Christine O’Connor and Baxter Walker, A/E/C partner Clark, Richardson and Biskup (CRB) and incentives advisers Biggins Lacy Shapiro (BLS).

Colliers Team Contacts:

Baxter M. Walker III, CCIM, Executive Vice President - Baxter.Walker@colliers.com +1 919 582 3112
Joseph Fetterman, Executive Vice President -
Joseph.Fetterman@colliers.com  +1 215 928 7541
Michael J. Brown, Senior Vice President -
Michael.Brown@colliers.com  +1 561 353 3637

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About Cellectis

Cellectis is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing a new generation of cancer immunotherapies based on gene-edited T-cells (UCART). By capitalizing on its 19 years of expertise in gene editing – built on its flagship TALEN® technology and pioneering electroporation system PulseAgile – Cellectis uses the power of the immune system to target and eradicate cancer cells.Using its life-science-focused, pioneering genome engineering technologies, Cellectis’ goal is to create innovative products in multiple fields and with various target markets. Cellectis is listed on the Nasdaq (ticker: CLLS) and on Euronext Growth (ticker: ALCLS). To find out more about us, visit our website: www.cellectis.com


About Colliers International
Colliers International (NASDAQ, TSX: CIGI) is a leading global real estate services and investment management company. With operations in 68 countries, our 14,000 enterprising people work collaboratively to provide expert advice and services to 
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