BRYAN COLLEGE STATION - ATLAS is the first and only master planned community in Texas designed for companies engaged in the manufacturing of biologics and pharmaceuticals.
An extension of the famed Traditions Club and Community, Atlas is located adjacent to the Texas A&M Health Science Center campus and less than two miles from the main campus of Texas A&M University, ATLAS offers a prime location for a planned community with an amenity-rich lifestyle, employment opportunities and unparalleled access to world-class researchers and students. ATLAS provides the ideal collaborative atmosphere companies need to attract and retain this world-class talent.
The rationale for the master planned, mixed use community is to provide a vibrant, walkable lifestyle for the people working in the labs and offices of the biotech and pharmaceutical companies that are relocating to Bryan and College Station.
Other partners have already found ATLAS attractive. Texas A&M is under construction on the first component of the newly formed Center for Innovation in Advanced Development and Manufacturing (CIADM). This first element is a $91 million facility to be operated by KALON Biotherapeutics that will manufacture a Glaxo Smith Kline product and provide a national response capability in the event of a man-made or natural pandemic.
This national asset is situated near Caliber Biotherapeutics, the world’s largest plant-based vaccine manufacturing facility. Also under construction is the global headquarters for Woodbolt International, the maker of Cellucor nutrition products.
An important part of a vibrant experience within ATLAS will be the focus on wellness with an extensive trail system throughout the community as well as a thriving ATLAS town center where residents and guests will be able to walk to Lake Atlas and enjoy the inviting green space along its bank. A boutique hotel and retail are in planning along with waterfront restaurants, a live music venue and additional dining experiences. Atlas town center is being designed by TBG Partners, award winning land planning team whose long list of recognizable projects includes Market Street in The Woodlands, Texas. ATLAS also has direct access to Easterwood Airport and the many amenities of Traditions Club, which features a Nicklaus designed golf course and is home to the Texas A&M golf teams.
“ATLAS is the culmination of several years of effort and planning by a diverse group of wonderful people in Bryan / College Station. We are fortunate to be the stewards of 1,000 acres of beautiful land that is virtually surrounded by Texas A&M University. When researching the highest and best use for this parcel of land, we realized that quality of life was what was most important to the greatest minds in the research and development of biotech and pharmaceutical solutions. We are developing ATLAS specifically for life-science manufacturers who want to position their companies and people in a truly integrated community where it’s possible to work, collaborate, live and recreate, all at the epicenter of the region’s burgeoning One Health Plus Biocorridor,” Spencer Clements, Principal, Traditions Acquisition Partnership, developer of Atlas and The Traditions Club and Community.