Office + Lab Space for Lease


In real estate, when it comes to what is most important, location, location, location always tops the list. And when it comes to business, location is just as important to your escalation strategy as the quality of your innovations.

Whether you’re an established business relocating to the region or a research and technology startup interested in laying down East Coast roots, property development is easy with the Hershey Center for Applied Research’s support.

For a closer look at everything HCAR can do for you, please explore our property, the attributes and the partnerships that will make your site selection process come to life quickly, professionally and successfully.


Designed with your goals for growth in mind.

We proudly feature:

  • Three-story 80,448 square foot state-of-the-art multi-tenant facility

  • Region's only prepared wet and dry lab space

  • Build-to-suit options available

  • Shared resources including conference rooms, lobby and security

  • Life sciences industry focus due to its close proximity to Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and College of Medicine

  • Developed and managed by Wexford Science + Technology which has extensive experience in the development of research parks across the nation.


We Harbor a Community of Collaboration and Support

The Hershey Center for Applied Research offers access to state-of-the-art laboratory rentals to researchers in a wide spectrum of fields. HCAR tenants form a community that fosters innovation and collaboration using the latest technologies and resources. It is our firm belief that a vibrant collaborative culture is mutually beneficial, and we do everything in our power to foster conditions that enable our clients to thrive collectively.

Located adjacent to the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Penn State College of Medicine in Hershey, HCAR features the only wet and dry labs for rent in the Mid-Atlantic region. A well-educated workforce and easy access to major metropolitan areas make Hershey an ideal spot for research developers in many disciplines.

At HCAR, we're dedicated to providing tenants with the resources and connections they need to succeed. Whether you are a startup or an established business, HCAR labs are perfect for successfully researching and developing innovative products and ideas.


We Offer Tailored Solutions in Office Space and Lab Rentals

HCAR facilities are fully customizable to suit tenants' needs. We are capable of supplying the lab space solutions that efficiently meet your requirements today, and we also provide the capacity to scale up as your needs expand in the future. Our existing Building One contains over 80,000 square feet of research space where researchers consistently develop exciting innovations in medical science, nanotechnology, life sciences and many more fields of study. Wet labs, dry labs, office space and core facilities give our tenants the flexibility required for conducting research and tests.

The collaborative relationship between HCAR and the nearby Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and College of Medicine draws many of the country's leading scientists and researchers to our labs. Rentals are cost-effective facilities tailored to suit your business' or organization's requirements and operations.

Lab rentals at HCAR are more than just high technology research spaces, because HCAR is more than just a landlord. We work everyday to find partners from around the country for our tenants, and our network of collaborators is an invaluable resource for developing new business. Small companies and large corporations alike call HCAR home for the excellent service and amenities we provide for each and every tenant.