National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility Animal Disease Laboratory

Manahattan, KS

As the joint venture managing partner, McCarthy is delivering the $972 million, 707,000 sf National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility Animal Disease Laboratory (NBAF) complex, which integrates human, foreign animal, and zoonotic disease research, development and testing that allows for research to enhance agricultural and public health. NBAF contains significant space devoted to secure, biocontainment labs, rated BSL-2, -3, -3Ag and -4. Research support spaces include cold rooms, fermentation rooms, imaging and animal holding.