Owen Rice

Executive Vice President

Owen Rice is an executive vice president at HM Science, a specialized division of Hughes Marino, a global corporate real estate advisory firm that exclusively represents tenants and buyers. Owen has spent over 18 years advising his clients with all aspects of corporate real estate activities. He is an expert in strategic planning and needs assessment, lease and purchase negotiations, dispositions, lease renewals and renegotiations, facility purchases and dispositions, and build-to-suits.

Owen has assisted life science clients of all sizes, from early-stage startups to publicly traded companies. He has orchestrated transactions for clients globally. His transaction experience includes CDMOs, CMOs, medical device manufacturing, vivariums, chemistry and biology labs, and clean rooms.

As an advisor, Owen believes that corporate real estate is meant to support the technical, operational and cultural goals for each of his clients. His approach combines a focus on understanding the organizational requirements of his clients, with a unique forecasting platform that enables him to advise on a variety of possible futures.

Selected life science client representations include:

  • AGC Biologics 163,000 SF, 86,000 SF, 65,000 SF & 21,000 SF;
  • Cellnetix 60,000 SF;
  • NorthWest Fluid Solutions 46,000 SF;
  • EliTech Group 26,000 SF;
  • Sound Biologics 18,000 SF;
  • Impel Pharmaceuticals 14,000 SF;
  • Cardinal Health 10,000 SF

Owen currently resides in Seattle and enjoys spending free time with his wife and two children.  When not in Seattle, you can find him and his family in the Methow Valley. Owen is a competitive ultra-trail runner and cross-country skier, and competes in races across the country throughout the year.