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A Sneak Peek at the Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute at UCSD

The Hughes Marino team enjoyed a behind-the-scenes tour of the under-construction Altman CTRI project, courtesy of Rudolph and Sletten.

Earlier this month, Hughes Marino had the awesome opportunity to view the progress being made at the Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute (CTRI) courtesy of Rudolph and Sletten, the project’s general contractor. When all is said and done, this state-of-the-art facility is going to encompass more than 360,000 square feet. But the project’s size is not the only impressive part – this facility will be truly spectacular.

Hughes Marino touring CTRI Building.
Our Rudolph and Sletten tour guides walked us through the job site explaining their process, step by step.
Hughes Marino touring CTRI Building with Rudolph and Sletten/
We were encouraged to ask questions, which Rudolph and Sletten did a wonderful job of answering in detail.

The Altman CTRI is being constructed on the UCSD campus for the purpose of bringing the latest medical research, treatments and discoveries directly to patients. The facility will ultimately house wet lab space, dry research space, and space for engineers to bring to life the devices that will help those afflicted with a variety of illnesses. To boot, the accessibility of the Institute to UCSD medical facilities will help eliminate delays in bringing promising treatments to patients. To put it another way: the Altman CTRI at UCSD will allow for medical research and treatment to be conducted in one convenient, collaborative location.

Rudolph and Sletten tours CTRI Building.
The immensity of the project and the amount of planning involved in the construction process are truly impressive.

The work being done by Rudolph and Sletten is sophisticated to say the least. Although the building won’t be completed until 2016, the progress made thus far is already inspiring. The entire Hughes Marino team was thrilled when Rudolph and Sletten so graciously extended the offer for us to get a sneak peek at this impressive facility, which will ultimately house some of the most cutting-edge bio-medical research facilities in Southern California. To see a project of such significance, that requires so much coordination, skill, and sheer talent by those building it – in person, and behind the scenes – was a treat for our team members.

We were incredibly appreciative of René Olivo (pictured here with Star Hughes) and the rest of the Rudolph and Sletten team who led our tour of the Altman CTRI project.
We were incredibly appreciative of René Olivo (pictured here with Star Hughes) and the rest of the Rudolph and Sletten team who led our tour of the Altman CTRI project.

From the philanthropists to the builders, to the scientists, engineers and physicians, there is no doubt that the Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute is already a bringing the gift of hope to the San Diego community.

Star Hughes-Gorup is a senior vice president and director at Hughes Marino, an award-winning commercial real estate firm with offices across the nation. Star is a key member of Hughes Marino’s brokerage team, where she specializes in tenant representation and building purchases. Star also makes frequent media appearances to speak on business issues from a millennial perspective, and blogs about life as a woman in a male-dominated industry at starhughesgorup.com. Contact Star at 1-844-662-6635, or star@hughesmarino.com.



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