IBM’s Innovation Center

Commercial Development, Owner Representation & Consulting
IBM
Size

100,000 SF

Year Completed

2018

IBM’s Innovation Center Project Overview

McGuire conducted a comprehensive site search, seeking a facility in Buffalo’s downtown core that would accommodate IBM’s 500-employee technology center. The selected facility, Key Center at Fountain Plaza, will house an approximate 100,000 SF center for IBM. The facility will occupy the top six floors of the building.

McGuire led the effort to construct the project scope with Carmina Wood Morris, the project architect. We advised the client and user on phasing and schedule issues, working hand in hand with funders to make sure the project complied with all requirements and parameters. Additionally, we competitively bid all construction services and oversaw the project process to make sure it proceeded smoothly and on schedule.

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Eileen Leary |  Chief Operating Officer, Buffalo Medical Group
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Dr. Loubert Suddaby |  Neurosurgeon, Omni Pain, and Wellness Center
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Dr. Michael Landi |  Neurosurgeon, Brain and Spine Center
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