Property Spotlight: Ballenger Bio

This month’s property spotlight is Ballenger Bio located at 321 Ballenger Center Drive in Frederick, MD. 

Property Highlights

  • Brand new move in ready r&d lab space available – BSL2
  • Substantial “lab ready” infrastructure including freight elevator, back up generator, shared lab amenity rooms, & loading dock
  • Located in the City of Frederick and in a federal opportunity zone
  • Close proximity to Fort Detrick Bioscience Campus & I-270 Tech Corridor
  • Immediate access to I-70 and I-270

Ballenger Bio is strategically located in a premier biotech cluster which houses some of the most advanced biological research programs.

Base Building Overview

Total RBA

  • 82,576 SF

Year Built

  • 2003

Slab Height

  • First Floor – 14’ 4”
  • Second Floor – 15’ 10”

Ample Parking

  • Free, surface

Floor Loads

  • 100+ lbs/SF


  • New 350KW generator


  • Steel reinforced concrete frame

Typical Floor Plate

  • 41,288 SF

Freight Elevator

  • New 4,000lb service elevator

Shared Lab Amenities Per Floor

  • Brand new ice maker
  • Glassware wash 
  • Autoclave

Building Amenities

  • Loading dock
  • Shared conference
  • Tenant coffee bar


  • Water: 2” cold water service
  • Sanitary: 4” service
  • Gas: 2.0 PSI natural gas service
  • Fiber: Comcast, Verizon
  • Power: 3000 Amps/480 volt electrical service
  • Fire supression: 6” fire service and fully addressable fire alarm system