Colorcon Global Headquarters & Technology Center

Location:
Harleysville, PA

Acting as construction manager, Norwood delivered a LEED Gold certified, 90,000 SF global headquarters and technology center for Colorcon, Inc., a leader in pharmaceutical technology. For 18 months prior to groundbreaking, Norwood provided Design/Assist services to the Colorcon facility development team, ensuring a smooth construction process and that all project goals were met. This one-of-a-kind facility includes 30,000 SF of laboratory space, 20,000 SF of executive office space, a Tier 2.5 data center with global operation capabilities, and a sophisticated web-based building automation system that was integrated into all of the building’s MEP components. Additional sustainable elements include a Lutron quantum system to regulate light levels, a daylight harvesting system, a green roof garden with an underground water storage containment, and a de-ionized water system to serve the labs and lab equipment. The efficient design aims for 31% energy savings compared to comparable offices and 48% less water consumption.

Awards:
Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (Eastern PA) Best Green Build Award
Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (Eastern PA) Best Commercial Project Excellence Award
Montgomery County Planning Commission Land Development Award