Pioneering Research and Development Facilities for Competitive Advantage

Cutting-Edge Innovation and Sustainable Solutions: Stellar's R&D Facility Expertise

In our approach to designing and building research and development facilities, we understand the paramount importance of staying on the cutting edge within every industry. As owners and operators seek to gain a competitive advantage, these spaces must not only impress but also foster innovation.

At Stellar, we adopt a holistic approach to facility design and construction, ensuring a streamlined delivery process and optimized return on investment from top to bottom. We excel in delivering what matters most to our R&D clients:

  • Total Understanding of Vision and Function: Taking the time to fully comprehend the intended use of each facility, we incorporate insights from a wide range of stakeholders to achieve desired outcomes.

  • Flexibility: Anticipating the continuous evolution of innovations, our R&D facility designs are built with ample flexibility, enabling future expansions and adaptations.

  • Diverse Functionality: Acknowledging the multifaceted nature of R&D facilities, we adeptly incorporate various functions under one roof, ranging from administrative buildings to labs with specialized equipment.

  • Technology: Pursuing excellence, we design for the latest state-of-the-art technology while envisioning solutions and equipment that may not even exist yet, ensuring long-term relevance and cutting-edge capabilities.

  • Security: Recognizing the significance of maintaining a competitive edge by safeguarding trade secrets, we implement various security measures, from manned facilities to restricted entry protocols.

  • Sustainability: Guided by our commitment to environmentally responsible practices, we leverage the latest methods and materials to provide sustainable, energy-efficient operations that align with our clients' long-term goals.

Stellar's dedication to understanding our clients' unique needs and embracing innovation at every turn has made us a trusted partner in crafting research and development facilities that lead the way in their respective industries.

Stellar has expertise in designing multi-functional R&D facilities that cater to a wide range of users and uses.

The first of its kind in the US, the 148,000-square-foot product technology center (PTC) we created for Nestlé included many specialized areas, including:

  • Test kitchens
  • Production areas with hygienic zoning and air pressure controls to maintain food safety
  • Food science labs
  • High-tech sensory lab
  • High-end office space
  • Pilot plant
  • Consumer center
  • Culinary center
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Nestlé has had an ongoing business relationship with Stellar for approximately 10 years, and they have successfully completed several major industrial design-build construction projects in various locations ranging from $1 million to $140 million in value. The projects were executed in a professional manner and were delivered within the established schedule and budget. Stellar’s professionals have the experience, knowledge and skill sets necessary to properly design and execute large projects effectively.

Renato Becker
Sr. Project Manager