As a follow up to site design services for this 40 acre parcel, Teska was pleased to continue our involvement with landscape architectural services for the design and development of the headquarters for Astellas Pharma US, Inc. The pharmaceutical headquarters includes two six-story buildings that total 425,000 s.f. In collaboration with Goettsch Partners architects, Teska landscape architects prepared schematic design thru construction phase services. The buildings, site development and landscaping are designed to contribute to the development’s goal to achieve LEED Gold certification. View images on our Facebook Page
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and Astellas executives joined Monday morning in opening the new Japanese pharmaceutical headquarters in Glenview. The $140 million glass high-rise at Willow Road and I-294 will create 150 tech jobs, plus another 90 under a state tax incentive plan, said company spokeswoman Jenny Kite.
“With the 90 extra jobs, we’ve exceeded the original number. The jobs are in administration, finance, human resources and development,” she said.
The seven-story building will house 1,000 employees, and construction started in April 2010.