Life Science

Building Excellence in Every Phase of Life Science Construction


MAI Construction, Inc. has proudly been serving the life science sector of the community since 1973. By understanding the unique requirements of life science facilities, MAI is able to partner with users to bring their vision to life. Meeting today’s needs while anticipating tomorrow’s innovations and breakthroughs is just part of what MAI brings to our client’s construction projects. MAI offers a full suite of project planning, management and execution strategies, from the pre-construction and design phases through the construction, completion, commissioning and, if necessary, cGMP commissioning. MAI Construction has become a recognized leader in pharma and biopharma construction. With master agreements in place with numerous private and public sector life science companies and institutions, MAI Construction has the experience and capabilities to take on projects with unique and stringent requirements.

MAI Construction, Inc. has spearheaded high-profile life science projects such as:

Biotech & pharmaceutical research and laboratory facilities (including BSL 1, 2 & 3 labs)

Specialized Clinics

cGMP lab, warehousing & manufacturing facilities

Quality control, tissue culture, chemistry & biology labs

Freezer farms & clean rooms


And many more...

“I wanted to express my sincere gratitude to all MAI staff for their hard work, dedication, commitment, and perseverance in the many successful projects you have delivered to Abbott…I have never worked with a contractor that has been so willing and flexible to adjust to the needs in the completion of our projects…Simply put, your organization is outstanding!”

-James Krier, Project Manager, Abbott Laboratories

MAI Construction, Inc. proudly partners with recognized life science industry leaders

MAI Construction’s reputation as a leader in fast track, high-end, phased tenant improvement projects has placed our firm at the epicenter of some of the most cutting-edge, innovative spaces in the world. Our client roster consists of local startups, renowned brands and globally recognized pharma and biopharma companies working at the forefront of today’s search for new solutions to problems facing our world now and in the future. MAI Construction continues to excel in the life science field, delivering each project with care and concern for both the processes we employ and the functional legacy of our work.  This care and responsiveness to the needs of our clients and their staff and clientele has earned us a client roster including well-known names in the biopharma/pharma field such as:

Ambys Medicines

Novo Nordisk

Pivot Bio





Stanford School of Medicine

Revance Therapeutics

Boehringer Ingelheim


Abbott Diabetes Care

MAI Construction is dedicated to developing and constructing thoughtfully designed and effective spaces for the life science sector.


Life science projects have their own unique needs, specifications and design elements which are absent in other sectors. At MAI Construction, we are aware of these specialized needs and approach every project as a partnership created to provide spaces for innovation and discovery. Our team brings a mindset based on communication, cooperation and accountability, from the first vision to the finished project fully online for use. It is this mindset and our proactive project management process that enables us to deliver unmatched value and results for our clients.

MAI Construction, Inc. has proudly partnered in life science construction projects including:

Pivot Bio’s new 43,000sf facility in Berkeley

Ambys Medicines new 45,000sf facility in South San Francisco

Pharmacyclics 25,000sf facility remodel in Sunnyvale

And many more...

Avalanche Biotechnologies Laboratory Suites

Revance campus in Newark, numerous cGMP projects

Novo Nordisk 30,000sf cGMP facility remodel in Fremont

Don’t leave your project to chance, let MAI Construction, Inc. create a space that truly meets your needs


At MAI Construction, Inc. we are dedicated to treating every project we undertake as the most important project we’ll ever have. From initial project planning and design through estimating, obtaining the necessary permits to project management, quality control to final delivery and commissioning, MAI Construction has the skills, resources, experience and knowledge to bring your project from concept to reality. We welcome the opportunity to open a dialogue with you about your project’s specific needs and how MAI Construction can ensure they are met in a timely and cost-effective manner.