Developers Selected to Submit Proposals for New Cancer Research Center of Hawaii Facility

University of Hawaiʻi
Jan Yokota, (808) 956-7935
Office of Capital Improvements
Kristen Bonilla, (808) 956-5039
External Affairs & University Relations
Posted: Jan 25, 2005

The University of Hawaiʻi has announced the selection of five development teams that will be invited to submit proposals for the Cancer Research Center of Hawaiʻi project on the Kakaʻako waterfront. The submitted proposals will be evaluated by the university, and one developer will be recommended to the UH Board of Regents for approval in March 2005.

On January 5, 15 development teams submitted Statements of Qualifications in response to the Request for Qualifications issued by the university for the project. Based on these submissions, the following development teams were selected:

· Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc., a real estate investment trust listed on the New York Stock Exchange and based in San Diego, Calif.;

· CarrAmerica Development, Inc., based in Costa Mesa, Calif., a subsidiary of CarrAmerica Realty Corporation, a real estate investment trust listed on the New York Stock Exchange;

· Forest City Enterprises, a national real estate development company traded on the New York Stock Exchange, through its Honolulu office;

· HealthSettings Network Inc., a privately held firm based in Rochester, N.Y., teamed with San Diego-based Pacific Medical Buildings, both specializing in medical and other health care facilities; and

· Townsend Capital, a privately held real estate investment firm headquartered in Baltimore, Md.

The developers have formed teams with well established development, architectural, construction, financial, environmental and other firms from Hawaiʻi and the mainland.

Projects designed and developed by the teams selected for the short list include:

· Brigham and Women‘s Hospital, Dana Farber Cancer Center, in Boston, Mass.

· Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Wash.

· Rebecca and John Moores UCSD Cancer Center in San Diego, Calif.

· Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center in San Diego, Calif.

· University Park at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

For more information, visit: