Schramm calls the 75,160-sf deal "the final piece in the puzzlewhich began last yearwhen we represented Invitrogen in the lease ofits 330,000-sf headquarters." Schramm was part of a Studley teamincluding executive vice president Kelly Givens and corporatemanaging director Jeff Cannon from the Orange County office as wellas Brian P. Ffrench, senior vice president and San Diego branchmanager, who represented Invitrogen. The building's landlord,Mararick LLC, was represented by Matt Strockis of Burnham RealEstate Services.

Invitrogen occupies three additional buildings close to itsheadquarters on Faraday Avenue. The company will begin a fulltransition to 5791 Van Allen Avenue over the next two quarters.

According to Mark Smedley, Invitrogen's vice president forglobal operations, the move to the new building in Carlsbadrepresents another step in the company's strategic plan forconsolidating facilities to optimize leases and improveefficiencies. The plan is expected to take three to five years toexecute.

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