Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. is an urban office real estate investment trust, which engages in the ownership, operation, development, and redevelopment of life science and technology properties. It also provides a space for lease to the life science and technology industries which are primarily located in AAA urban innovation cluster locations. The company was founded by Alan D.
Gold, Gary A. Kreitzer, Joel S. Marcus, and Jerry M.
Sudarsky in October 1994 and is headquartered in Pasadena, CA.