The Genzyme Center, is a 13-story office building and the Corporate Headquarters of Genzyme Corporation, a sanofi company, with a broad product and service portfolio
500 Kendall Street
Cambridge, MA 02142
The Genzyme Center, is a 13-story office building and the Corporate Headquarters of Genzyme Corporation, a sanofi company, with a broad product and service portfolio focused on rare genetic disorders, renal disease, orthopedics, organ transplant and diagnostic and predictive testing within the life sciences. The environmentally advanced building received the AIA 2004 Excellence in Sustainable Design Award and the AIA COTE 2004 Top Ten Green Projects Award.
It was recognized as being a Platinum Rated LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Compliant Building – The highest rating possible for Green Buildings. It is also one of the tallest and largest Green Buildings in the country with a Platinum Rating. The building is owned by BioMed Realty Trust, Inc.
500 Kendall is also home to the Kendall Square Association. The Kendall Square Association's mission is to improve, protect and promote Kendall Square. As the official business and civic organization for the area, they represent all the major institutions in Kendall Square. The KSA was formed by a group of like-minded people who envision Kendall Square growing and thriving over the coming decades as a diverse co-location of multiple sectors and industries. The KSA provides public programming as well as large member events, and are the resource for anyone who has questions, concerns, or ideas about Kendall Square, Cambridge. Visit their website or stop into their office space at 510 Kendall Street to learn more.