The Robert Martin Company is expanding into the life sciences/health tech industry.
Laurence Gottlieb, has been named managing director, Life Sciences and Health Technologies. Gottlieb is the former president and CEO of Hudson Valley Economic Development Corporation who helped develop NY BioHud Valley, an initiative to brand the region as a leader in biotech research and development.
There are more than 80 biotech and health tech companies in the Hudson Valley region with increasing number of start-up firms and incubators. Westchester is home to two of the nation’s largest biotech firms — Regeneron Pharmaceuticals and Acorda Therapeutics — as well as two top medical academic research facilities.
There are plans to develop a biotech mixed-use campus on the North 60 property adjacent to the Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla.
Gottlieb said, “There are tremendous growth opportunities for life sciences and health tech in Westchester County and Robert Martin Company is ideally positioned with its extensive portfolio of office/flex space.”