Colorcon Global Headquarters & Technology Center

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.

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