Vice President, Development
Biomed Realty Trust

Salvatore Zinno is the Senior Vice President of Development for the East Coast and U.K. markets at BioMed Realty, where he provides real estate solutions to the life sciences and technology industries and has direct oversight over the 3.8 million square foot development pipeline in Boston, Cambridge, Somerville, and the U.K. He has worked for more than 15 years with the cities of Boston and Cambridge on a variety of projects to develop new infrastructure to support the life science industry. His work touches on all aspects of commercial real estate development, including ground up construction, zoning analysis, entitlements, tenant improvements, and underwriting. In particular, Sal is an advocate for unique and creative methods of amenitizing commercial projects to attract tenants and engage with neighboring communities. This model of development can be seen in his latest project, located at 585 Third Street in the Kendall Square area of Cambridge, MA, which involves the development of a groundbreaking new office/lab complex combined with a performing arts center and ground-floor public space. The project has been recently been fully leased to Takeda. Sal received his Bachelor of Science Degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Master of Business Administration Degree from Bentley University.

Speaking at the Following:

May 17

Wednesday, May 17, 2023

Next-Gen Life-Sciences Development: Super-Hybrid Mixed Use, Superior Urban Realm

2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Metro Toronto Convention Center - North Building, 104 CD

Life-sciences research/development facilities are a critical component of the built environment, although program requirements often result in limited architectural forms that hinder—rather than contribute to—the urban public realm. How do we change this? Learn how developers and designers can respond to life-sciences industry needs with new mixed-use approaches that strengthen the urban public realm, support […]