The Alexandria at Torrey Pines 10996 Torreyana, a.k.a. the Alexandria at Torrey Pines, holds many amenities for local life-sciences and other business tenants.

SAN DIEGO—The Alexandria at Torrey Pines is already a state-of-the-art office space. Now it is aiming to have its amenities—including conference and event space, a full gym and a theater—used by its life-sciences neighbors. took an exclusive tour of the Torrey Pines-neighborhood facility. (See photos, courtesy of Alexandria Real Estate Equities Inc., below.)

Dan Ryan, EVP—regional market director (San Diego) and strategic operations for Alexandria Real Estate Equities Inc., owner and developer of the property, tells, “The workplace is changing—it’s much more sophisticated. Five-and-a-half years ago, when I started with this firm, we had this pioneering idea about lab buildings, and we were the only competitor in the space for a while. Then, the competitors came in.”

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Carrie Rossenfeld

Carrie Rossenfeld is a reporter for the San Diego and Orange County markets on and a contributor to Real Estate Forum. She was a trade-magazine and newsletter editor in New York City before moving to Southern California to become a freelance writer and editor for magazines, books and websites. Rossenfeld has written extensively on topics including commercial real estate, running a medical practice, intellectual-property licensing and giftware. She has edited books about profiting from real estate and has ghostwritten a book about starting a home-based business.

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