CSL Behring’s remarkable trajectory has transformed what was once a laboratory owned by the Australian government into the world’s fifth-largest biotechnology company with a focus on patients living with rare diseases.
With this tremendous growth, finding room for additional employees at its operational headquarters in the Philadelphia suburb of King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, has been a welcome challenge. For a solution, the company didn’t have to look far. Earlier this month it moved several hundred employees into a newly-renovated office building that marks a significant expansion of its presence in the area.
Just six years ago, CSL Behring had 300 employees in King of Prussia. Today, it has about 1,000. And with more employees expected to be hired in coming years, CSL Behring Senior Vice President Cameron Barrett told the Philadelphia Business Journal that the company looked at a number of options for additional space before settling on adding the new building at 500 N. Gulph Road. The space sits about a mile from four other buildings on First Avenue that comprise CSL Behring’s leading-edge King of Prussia campus. The two sites are connected by a shuttle.
Besides giving the biotech leader additional space for workers, the new facility includes a conference center and a high-profile location along the heavily-traveled Pennsylvania Turnpike. Signage on the building’s roof greets thousands of drivers passing by on several major roadways every day.
For a closer look, check out the Philadelphia Business Journal’s photo gallery and feature story on our new building.