Genzyme Center

500 Kendall Street, also known as Genzyme Center, is the headquarters of the Genzyme Corporation. The building was the first of several buildings developed by Lyme Properties in Kendall Square, Cambridge, a world class center for life science research and innovation. Lyme sold the building to BioMed Realty Trust in 2005.

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  • 500 Kendall Street

    The First Platinum LEED Certified Office Building in America.

  • The Center of Kendall Square

    The Genzyme Building is surrounded by Kendall Square's outdoor space and many amenities.

  • Natural Lighting

    The 12-story atrium and lobby feature a mobile that is both an artistic gesture and a mechanism for refracting daylight.

  • A Living Building

    Plants throughout the building filter the air and are watered with recycled water from the rooftop collection system.

  • A Great Place To Work

    Genzyme is often ranked as one of the top places to work in the hot Boston biotech world.

  • Award-Winning Design

    The Genzyme Building is the recipient of numerous architectural awards. The architect was Behnisch, Behnisch & Partner from Stuttgart, Germany.

  • A Recognizable Landmark

    The Genzyme Corporation helped make Cambridge into the biotech center it is today.