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Thursday, October 17, 2013

BRES Creates "Dream Team" for Teva Pharmaceuticals

BRES Cuts the Ribbon for Teva Headquarters

On Tuesday, Gov. Sam Brownback, President of Teva; Larry Downey, Kenneth G. Block of Block Real Estate Services (BRES) along with other dignitaries, helped cut the red ribbon for Teva Pharmaceuticals' new five-story office in Overland Park. To get an idea of the building, here are some useful facts:

  • It is 5 – story Class A 154,000 SF office building with expansion capability to build an additional 100,000 SF building
  • Teva relocated approximately 400 people / jobs to Overland Park to this new building.
  • The building is environmentally friendly and LEED Certified by the USGBC.

The facility includes:
    • Fitness center
    • Coffee bar
    • 300-person auditorium
    • Waterfalls and an outdoor plaza
    • Structured parking for 600 
    • And more!
Teva Pharmaceuticals

Read the Business Journal's inside look of the headquarters. This project reaching completion has brought BRES a large amount pride. The Teva project topped expectations from the beginning, earning a spot among the Top Deals of 2012 from The Business Journal. Putting the $46 million project on a fast track cut the construction schedule to 12 to 13 months made the project an early riser and construction finished ahead of schedule. Click here to learn more about the progress of the project.  

See the progress visually with this video showing the time-lapse of the construction:

We could not have done this without the help of our allies on this project. Thank you to all of our partners involved that helped accomplish this project. Each of these organizations was key to the success of this project:


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