Several life sciences companies and life science-focused real estate firms announced expansion plans as 2021 comes to an end.

JLL’s life sciences experts anticipate that Big Pharma during 2019 will adopt agile real estate strategies and more entrepreneurial approaches to reinvent R&D and compete with smaller enterprises that are doubling down on product innovation and delivery.

Teva Pharmaceuticals Inc. made more cuts in the United States, this time to real estate holdings. To save money, the company will close its offices in Washington, D.C. and New York City. No jobs were reported to be lost from the cuts.

It’s no secret the Bay Area has been a stronghold of biotech innovation. Now it appears the area is about to get stronger as more space for pharma and biotech companies will soon be available down the Peninsula south of San Francisco in the city of San Carlos.