R. W. Holmes Expands Life Sciences Team to Meet the Growing Lab, R&D, Manufacturing and Office Demand


WAYLAND, MA–R.W. Holmes, one of the largest commercial brokerage firms in Greater Boston serving tenants and landlords for over 45 years, announced that it has expanded its Life Sciences team to meet growing market demands.

The R.W. Holmes Life Sciences team includes Managing Director Dean Blackey, Senior Vice President David Gilkie, Director of Corporate Services Elizabeth Holmes, and Assistant Vice President Mike Ogasapian.

“The range of life science companies looking to the suburbs for lab space varies widely,” said Dean Blackey, Managing Director, and member of the R.W. Holmes Life Science team. “We are seeing everything from startups out of university labs to sophisticated biotech companies looking for expansion space after a recent funding raise, breakthrough, or acquisition.”

“The focus of our team is to find our clients space that matches their overall strategy with their real estate needs,” said Garry Holmes, president of R.W. Holmes. “Life Sciences companies rely on our services to understand how real estate costs, locations, and timing can affect hiring, retention, and overall growth.”

R.W. Holmes assists Life Sciences companies with:

• Planning for future and current employment needs by performing geographical analyses to determine the optimal location to attract and retain talent.

• Based on your specific requirements, whether office, lab, R&D, or
manufacturing space, we assess the available buildings to determine the best fit
based on length of lease, budget, fit-out construction, timing, and growth

• With our extensive network of professionals, including architects, contractors,
attorneys, and more, we can assemble the best team to execute your strategy.
From start-ups to growing Life Science companies, R.W Holmes R.W Holmes has
the experience to guide you through every phase of the process.