January 10, 2023 - TMC Helix Park, formerly known as TMC3, has announced its first anchor tenant.
The Texas Medical Center and Beacon Capital Partners announced that Baylor College of Medicine will be the anchor tenant of the Dynamic One building at TMC Helix Park. The facility will be the first to deliver of the four TMC Helix Park industry buildings. Topped off in December, the Dynamic One building is being developed by Beacon in collaboration with Zoë Life Science and is scheduled to open before the end of the year.
January 12, 2023 - Baylor College of Medicine was announced Tuesday as the first tenant at TMC Helix Park, formerly known as TMC3, a 37-acre life sciences campus designed to encourage collaboration in the medical center.
The school will serve as the anchor tenant of the Dynamic One building, occupying 114,000 square-feet of space for labs and start-up companies, according to a news release from the Texas Medical Center and developers Beacon Capital Partners. The building is expected to open later this year.
For Baylor, which receives more funding from the National Institutes of Health than any other Texas institution, the goal is to expand its research portfolio and industry partnerships, “as well as entice newcomers to join in the life sciences growth in Houston,” the news release said.
January 10, 2023 - The Texas Medical Center announced Jan. 10 that Baylor College of Medicine will be the anchor tenant at one of the buildings in its upcoming life science campus, Helix Park.
Baylor will lease 114,000 square feet of lab and office space in the 355,000-square-foot Dynamic One building. The building, which was developed by Boston-based Beacon Capital Partners in collaboration with Zoë Life Sciences, is set to open in the fourth quarter of 2023.
Baylor’s stated goal as a tenant is to increase its laboratory concentration, though the university will also have space in Dynamic One to house startups. Its labs will specialize in novel diagnostics and therapeutics, according to the TMC's announcement.
January 24, 2023 -
Houston's landscape is ever-changing, and these 15 major developments will leave a lasting mark. They include state-of-the-art exhibits that will transform longtime landmarks; ambitious mixed-use projects promising affordable Houston in walkable neighborhoods; massive surf resorts, and new medical and technology centers that will elevate Houston to a premier hub for life sciences and business industries. Here's a look at game-changing projects planned for Houston in 2023 and beyond.
December 15, 2022 -
As 2022 comes to a close, InnovationMap is looking back at the year's top stories in Houston innovation. In Houston, home to the world's largest medical center, health tech and innovation news is abound — from startups being named among the most promising by investors to new details on the Texas Medical Center's expansion. Here are five Houston health tech-focused articles that stood out to readers this year — be sure to click through to read the full story.
December 14, 2022 -
Houston City Council approved the creation of a new Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone for the Texas Medical Center and Hermann Park area, making it the 28th TIRZ in the city and the first created under Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner.
With a taxable value of $143 million, the TIRZ will help put millions of dollars into different projects for the specific area over the next 30 years. Such projects include an emergency water solution in coordination with Houston Public Works; drainage improvements; improvements to Main Street, Fannin Street, Holcombe Boulevard, Cambridge Street and Holly Hall Street; and increased bike and pedestrian connectivity.
December 10, 2022 -
The Texas Medical Center is already the largest medical complex in the world with 61 different institutions across 2 square miles, but TMC president William McKeon doubled down this year to ensure that the district will continue to be at the forefront of advancing health care.
Since McKeon joined TMC in 2013, he has pushed it to invest in innovation and clinical research.
During the pandemic, McKeon helped lead the effort to get Houston's hospitals to work together as one unified organization for COVID-19 protocol, supply chain navigation and understanding the virus.
Biggest move of 2022: McKeon announced a new center for biomanufacturing earlier this year. In the event of another crisis like COVID-19, Houston would be a major national aid distribution source.
December 1, 2022 -
Devin Dunn leads TMC's HealthTech Accelerator, which is getting ready to welcome its next cohort in January. Photo via TMC.edu
For almost a decade the Texas Medical Center has been cultivating health tech innovation by accelerating life science startups. As it has evolved to meet the needs of both its early-stage companies and its member institutions, TMC Innovation has re-evaluated existing programming, introduced new initiatives, and on boarded leaders to represent the organization's mission — the latest of whom, is Devin Dunn.