Experience Commercial + LEED Buildings Research + Development Headquarters Medical Technology Company Research + Development Headquarters Portage, Michigan // 485,000 sq. ft. Client Challenge and TowerPinkster Solution TowerPinkster is working alongside design partner HOK in order to create a world-class research and development facility located on 300 acres in Portage, Michigan. The new space will capitalize on site views, daylighting, and natural ventilation which will contribute to workspaces that encourage collaboration and creativity. The facility will feature research and development space, multiple labs and testing areas including a biomedical skills lab, a customer engagement area with an Operating Room Showroom. There will be multiple gathering spaces including a cafe, a tiered lecture hall, a fitness and wellbeing center, and a commercial kitchen. The state-of-the-art facility will be a one of a kind design with a focus on innovation and sustainability. The completed center will pursue LEED Silver Certification and will house more than 1,500 employees. The aim of the design is to create a forward-thinking environment which attracts talent through excellent design, encourages collaboration and camaraderie among employees, and facilitates innovation and design through thoughtful, high functioning, and comfortable workplace design.