The Smoke This Rib Fest would not be possible without the generous support of our sponsors. These companies demonstrate a true commitment to not only the small business community, but to the East Cambridge community at large. Spotlight on Sponsors, will introduce you to the companies that are making Rib Fest possible.
Landlord of Choice to the Life Science Industry®, Alexandria Real Estate Equities is the largest owner and preeminent real estate investment trust (“REIT”) focused principally on cluster development through the ownership, operation, management, selective redevelopment, development, and acquisition of properties containing life science laboratory space. Alexandria is the leading provider of high-quality, environmentally sustainable real estate, technical infrastructure, and services to the broad and diverse life science industry. Client tenants include institutional (universities and independent not-for-profit institutions), pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, product, service, and translational entities, as well as government agencies. Alexandria’s operating platform is based on the principle of “clustering,” with assets and operations located in key life science markets
Alexandria Real Estate Equities has been a great partner with the ECBA, and has also shown a great commitment to the East Cambridge neighborhood. ARE will soon start construction on new projects in the Kendall Square area, and as part of the build out East Cambridge will see a new 2.5 acre park. ARE has also committed funds to an East Cambridge Open Space fund for future aquisition of open space opportunities within the neighborhood. Thanks to ARE for their commitment to East Cambridge and helping ECBA fullfill our mission.