Simpson Querrey Biomedical Research Center

Project Status

Construction start: August 2015
Completion: Winter 2019

Project Description & Statistics

The Louis A. Simpson and Kimberly K. Querrey Biomedical Research Center will be located immediately east and directly connected to the Lurie Medical Research Center. Phase 1 of the project will construct nearly 600,000 square feet of research and support space with construction starting in 2015 with an eventual buildout of close to 1.2 million square feet thereafter. Phase 1 research labs will provide space for approximately 23 research groups per floor for nine (9) levels.  

A future phase will provide additional laboratory space for around 16 research groups for up to 16 additional floors. 


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Project Team

Project Management

Bonnie Humphrey, Director Facilities Management Design & Construction
Jay Baehr, Project Manager

Architect, Engineers & Consultants

Architect: Perkins & Will
MEP Engineers: Affiliated Engineers, Inc.
Structural Engineer: Thornton Tomasetti

General Contractor

Power Construction Company, LLC

Contact Information

All inquiries should be directed to:

Jay Baehr, Project Manager
Northwestern University
Facilities Management Design & Construction
2020 Ridge Avenue, Suite 250
Evanston, IL 60208
Phone: 847-491-3677
Fax: 847-491-3869
j-baehr@northwestern.edu