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BioMed Realty Reviews

Updated October 21, 2016
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  1. "Property Manager (owner-manager) for bio-pharmaceutical lab/office buildings"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Property Manager in Cambridge, MA
    Former Employee - Property Manager in Cambridge, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BioMed Realty full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Creative team atmosphere and culture. Support for modern technology and work tools.

    Cons

    Nature of the lab/office market and reporting to Wall Street creates intense pressure for unrealistic levels of operational efficiency and reporting precision, resulting in vast work/life imbalance.


  2. "Intern Review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Interns are not stuck with boring administrative tasks but rather are fully engaged in department daily functions. Motivated and competent employees, flexible hours, friendly and transparent company culture, relaxed environment, number of fun company benefits such as yoga and zumba. Strong potential for receiving a full-time position after interning.

    Cons

    No real cons for this position


  3. "My Take"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Very fun culture. Great work-life balance. It's perfect place for anyone to build their career.

    Cons

    Very little room for advancement


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  5. "Intern"

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    Former Employee - Intern
    Former Employee - Intern

    I worked at BioMed Realty part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    the accounting department is great, everybody is nice. You learn a lot as an intern there

    Cons

    Meeting the deadline could be challenging


  6. "Good Company. Strong Leadership That Treats Employees Well"

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    Former Employee - Analyst in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Analyst in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BioMed Realty full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great company instilled with the values of its founder. Treats employees very well and values a work/life balance. The industry the company services (life sciences) is growing and they are well positioned to continue to do well.

    Cons

    As the company grows, you may find yourself pigeon-holed into a certain position. Know exactly what job description you are signing up for


  7. "Good company, great benefits"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BioMed Realty full-time

    Pros

    Incredible benefits, which most other companies couldn't compete with, but the base salary was low for the amount of work. Overall, friendly people and casual environment.

    Cons

    Most departments didn't have much of a work/life balance and not all departments were the same as far as corporate culture. Management wouldn't discuss pay range for the position, which made it hard to know how far you could go within your current job.

    Advice to Management

    Have transparency - make it clear of where you stand for your role and how to work your way up in the company. Use the semi-annual self review to listen to your employees to make constructive changes.


  8. "Assistant Property Manager"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Property Manager in Cambridge, MA
    Former Employee - Assistant Property Manager in Cambridge, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at BioMed Realty full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    booming & growing company

    Cons

    had difficult moving vertically upward and at the time there was a lot of turnover. poor compensation as well for industry,

    Advice to Management

    more internal growth development


  9. "Fun company"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good people, good environment, work life balance

    Cons

    Not all employees are recognized for their contributions


  10. "Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at BioMed Realty full-time

    Pros

    Opportunity to work on a variety of different projects. Overall, great group of people to work with.

    Cons

    Multiple levels of middle management create bureaucratic environment. Middle management is frequently hired over the top of existing employees. Middle managers in the company are hired based on years of experience rather than skills/talent/expertise.


  11. "Benefits MIGHT Offset Culture Issues"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Property Manager in Cambridge, MA
    Former Employee - Assistant Property Manager in Cambridge, MA

    I worked at BioMed Realty (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Awesome benefits. 401(k) matching, great health insurance, holiday parties, summer outings.

    Cons

    Too many levels of middle management. Does not promote within. Rewards people who step on others instead of the most effective workers.



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