Solae Global Headquarters

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The world leader in developing soy-based technologies and ingredients, Solae’s commitment to environmental stewardship is reflected in the design-build strategies Clayco used throughout the project.

Clayco provided design-build and development services for Solae’s 175,000-square-foot global corporate headquarters on the CORTEX campus. The headquarters features 80,000 square feet of state-of-the-art research labs, 70,000 square feet of office space, and a 15,000-square-foot pilot plant.

The world leader in developing soy-based technologies and ingredients, Solae’s commitment to environmental stewardship is reflected in the design and construction strategies Clayco used throughout the project. Improved indoor air quality, locally sourced construction materials, construction waste reduction, increased daylight, and energy-efficient electrical and HVAC systems contributed to the project’s LEED certification.

Cortex Community

Cortex is providing state-of-the-art facilities to hatch some of the nation’s most promising technological advances. Cortex offers customizable lab and office space, proximity to world-class research institutions, availability of a highly-trained workforce, and access to venture capital…all surrounded by amenity-rich urban neighborhoods.

For more information on the Cortex District, visit our Cortex Innovation Community story or The New York Times article Keeping the Fruits of Research Close to Home in St. Louis.

CLIENT

Solae

LOCATION

St. Louis, Missouri

SIZE

175,000 SF

KEY FACTS

  • Architect: Cannon Design
  • Delivery Type: Design-Build

AWARDS

St. Louis Construction News and Real Estate – 2009 Regional Excellence Awards, Editors Choice Corporate Headquarters

Midwest Construction News – Best of 2008 Awards Commercial Award of Merit

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