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JUNE 1994: Joel Marcus and Jerry Sudarsky founded Alexandria, the first Real Estate Investment Trust (“REIT”) to focus on the life science industry.

Joel S. Marcus, Founder

Jerry M. Sudarsky, Founder

Joe Flom, Investor

Joe Jacobs, Investor

Joe Flom and Jerry Sudarsky on left, Joe Jacobs on right. Jerry served on the board of directors for Jacobs Engineering.

JUNE - DECEMBER 1994: Alexandria’s acquires its first properties in Torrey Pines, San Diego.

11099 North Torrey Pines, San Diego

3535 General Atomics Court, San Diego

MAY - DECEMBER 1996: Alexandria expands into the Seattle and Suburban Washington, D.C. markets.

1124 Columbia Street, Seattle

1413 Research Boulevard, Rockville

MAY 1997: Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. executes an initial public offering, trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “ARE”.

July 19, 2005 | NYSE bell ringing

Patent and Trademark Office registration certificate

Photo from NYSE on first day of trading, May 28, 1997

1997: Alexandria enters the Greater Boston and Research Triangle Park markets

377 Plantation Street, Worcester

1999: Alexandria expands into the San Francisco Bay Area market

2450 Bayshore Parkway, Mountain View

2002: Alexandria launches its first proprietary product , the Science Hotel®, which was designed for leading early-stage life science companies

The Science Hotel®, 790 Memorial Drive, Cambridge

2003: Alexandria co-founds Accelerator Corporation in Seattle

1616 Eastlake Avenue East, Seattle

SEPTEMBER 2005: Alexandria breaks ground in Mission Bay, San Francisco.

Groundbreaking Ceremony,
1700 Owens Street

JULY 2006: Alexandria announces purchase of premier life science and technology campus in the heart of Cambridge, Massachusetts, Alexandria’s Technology Square.

AUGUST 2010: Alexandria acquires key personnel and strategic facilities from Veralliance Properties in San Diego.

SEPTEMBER 2010: Alexandria opens New York City’s first and only commercial life science park, the Alexandria Center® for Life Science.

APRIL 2011: Alexandria launches the first annual Alexandria Summit®, a groundbreaking forum for visionaries from the medical, academic, industry, financial, advocacy, and government communities to tackle the most critical global healthcare challenges shaping the future of life science research and development.

JULY 2011: ARE receives Baa2/BBB- (stable outlook) investment grade rating from two major rating agencies.

JULY 2012: Alexandria rings The Closing Bell at the NYSE to celebrate the Company's 15th anniversary as a publicly traded company.

2013: Alexandria completes development and/or monetization of Mission Bay life science cluster

Mission Bay

2013: Alexandria delivers 225 Binney Street, the first development at Alexandria Center® at Kendall Square

225 Binney Street, Cambridge

2013: Alexandria delivers the West Tower at the Alexandria Center® for Life Science in New York City

430 East 29th Street, New York City

2014: Alexandria celebrates its 20th Anniversary

2015 & 2016: Alexandria wins back-to-back Nareit Investor CARE (Communications and Reporting Excellence) Gold Awards in the Large Cap Equity REIT category

MARCH 2017: Alexandria joins S&P 500 Index

MAY 2017: Alexandria rings The Opening Bell to celebrate 20th anniversary as an NYSE Listed REIT

JANUARY 2019: Alexandria celebrates the 25th anniversary since its founding

JULY 2019: Alexandria named the 2019 NAIOP Developer of the Year