Title: University City Science Center at 3737 Market
Project: Medical Space/ Office Space
Architect: Zimmer, Gunsul, Frasca Architects with UJMN Architects & Design
Developer: University City Science Center/ INTECH
Location: 3737 Market St., Philadelphia, PA
Neighborhood: University City
District: West Philadelphia
Height: 221 ft
Located at the northeast corner of 38th and Market Streets, the 272,700-square-foot building will feature outpatient
medical facilities, ground-floor retail, and office and lab space for start-up and growing companies.
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center will occupy approximately 155,700 square feet for orthopedics and outpatient
medical facilities. In addition, Good Shepherd Penn Partners will occupy an additional floor and a half in the building.
Subject to Penn Presbyterian’s expansion rights, the Science Center and its joint venture partner, Wexford Science +
Technology, will control the remaining 88,000 square feet in the building for other uses related to the Science Center’s
mission of supporting tech-based innovation, entrepreneurship and economic development in the region.
Construction is expected to begin in September 2012 with an expected delivery date of June 2014. The project was
designed by the internationally renowned architecture firm of Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Architects in cooperation with
UJMN Architects + Designers with the goal of receiving LEED Silver certification. The building is being leased by Cushman
and Wakefield. Penn Presbyterian Medical Center was represented by Geis Realty Group.
In addition to serving the expansion needs of one of the major medical institutions in Philadelphia, Penn Presbyterian
Medical Center, this new facility will expand the capacity of the Science Center's current research park, furthering its
efforts to transform its campus into a world-class innovation center.