IQHQ Expands Leadership Team to Support Rapid Growth of Life Sciences Commercial Real Estate Portfolio

SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE) – IQHQ, Inc., a leading life sciences real estate development company, today announced that Fran Federman will join the company as Chief Financial Officer. Federman brings 20 years of real estate investing and capital markets experience to the table, which will help drive IQHQ’s financial strategy and future growth.

“We are very excited to add someone of Frans’ caliber to our leadership team,” said Steve Rosetta, CEO of IQHQ. “She has a proven track record in capital markets and life science real estate that will add to the strengths of our team and support our growth as we continue to develop high quality life science real estate in leading global markets.”

Federman joins IQHQ from Ventas, Inc., an S&P 500 REIT focused on life sciences, university research and innovation centers, medical office buildings, senior housing and other healthcare real estate. At Ventas, Federman has been Managing Director of the company’s Life Science and Healthcare Real Estate Fund since 2020 and Vice President, Treasury and Capital Markets since 2015.

“IQHQ has positioned itself as a leading life science real estate development company with potential for further growth in some of the most competitive markets in the US and UK,” added Federman. “I am proud to join a leadership team that includes some of the most respected people in the industry.”

With two successful rounds of funding totaling nearly $ 2.5 billion, IQHQ is well capitalized and well positioned to continue the company’s dynamic development pipeline, which is expected to include 4.4 million square feet of state-of-the-art life science projects in Boston, San Francisco and Includes San Diego. In addition to leveraging IQHQ’s large and growing pipeline of high quality life science real estate opportunities.

About IQHQ

IQHQ empowers the life science community to thrive and thrive by creating and developing environments that stimulate progress and give innovation a home to grow. IQHQ’s focus is on the acquisition, development and operation of life science properties in the innovation centers of San Francisco, San Diego and Boston in the USA and the Golden Triangle in the UK. IQHQ has offices in San Diego and Boston. To find out more, visit or follow us on LinkedIn or Instagram.